Isn’t it amazing how our friends like Netanyahu have to fight to be heard by this administration and are treated badly when they speak the truth.
Seeing that Assad and the Russians were able to buffalo Obama, Rouhani is trying his hand at it, to buy time and push for lifting sanctions. Iran’s nuclear program continues.
Even Lindsey Graham has managed to call out Iran’s foreign minister for lying about “we have never sought to build nuclear weapons”.
Yet the Obama administration moves blithely on, “hoping” on that “change”.
Mortified that the world may be warming up to Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taking an unpopular message to the White House and the United Nations this week: Don’t be fooled by Tehran’s new leadership.
Netanyahu contends Iran is using conciliatory gestures as a smoke screen to conceal an unabated march toward a nuclear bomb.
He will deliver those strong words of caution — and fresh intelligence — in an attempt to persuade the U.S. to maintain tough economic sanctions and not allow the Islamic republic to develop a bomb or even move closer to becoming a nuclear threshold state.
With the White House cautiously optimistic about its dialogue with Iran, Monday’s meeting between Netanyahu and President Barack Obama could be tense.
“I will tell the truth in the face of the sweet talk and the onslaught of smiles,” Netanyahu said before boarding his flight to the U.S. on Sunday. “Telling the truth today is vital for the security and peace of the world and, of course, it is vital for the security of the state of Israel.