Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Israel Warns US: Iran Building ICBMs for YOU, Not for Us
Lori Lowenthal Marcus
The Jewish Press
Published: November 20th, 2013
Israeli Spokesman Mark Regev on CNN with Jake Tapper, Nov. 19, 2013
Israel is openly opposed to the nuclear weapons deal the United States seems dead set on consummating with Iran. The goal of that deal is the easing of international sanctions on Iran in exchange for Iran taking limited steps suggesting a possible shift away from its goal of acquiring nuclear weapons.
The disagreement between the U.S. and Israel about the wisdom of this deal has become what many are calling a significant strain between the two allies.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned against the deal last week, calling it “a bad deal, a very, very bad deal,” and Israel remains steadfastly opposed. In turn, Secretary of State Kerry was quoted by senators as having told them to “ignore” what the Israelis were telling members of congress about the potential consequences of the deal.
Tuesday evening, Nov. 19, Israeli government spokesperson Mark Regev told CNN’s Jake Tapper that it isn’t just Israel in Iran’s cross-hairs, but it is the U.S. itself that is an intended target of Iran’s nuclear weapon. PLS CONTINUE READING: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel-warns-us-iran-is-building-icbms-for-you-not-for-us/2013/11/20/