'Cooling off Israel' and Riling up Americans

While noting in The Washington Post that Israel "cannot afford to outsource its security to another country," Maj. Gen. (ret.) Amos Yadlin, former chief of Israeli Military Intelligence, contends that President Obama can/should frame "a nuclear-armed Iran as an impermissible threat to the national interests of the United States and its allies in the Persian Gulf."  This, he says, would have the effect of "cooling off" Israel and, presumably, permitting more time for U.S.-led diplomacy.  He requests that the President: Notify the U.S. Congress in writing that he reserves the right to use military force to prevent Iran's acquisition of a military nuclear capability. Signal its intentions via a heightened US military presence in the gulf, military exercises with Middle East allies and missile defense deployments in the region. Provide advanced military technology and intelligence to strengthen Israel's military capabilities and extend the...(Read Full Post)

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