How a Weakened America Affects Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently flew to America to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, and then to deliver a speech at the United Nations General Assembly on October 1. After Netanyahu's White House meeting with Obama on September 30, Israeli Ambassador Zalmon Shoval conducted a conference call in Israel for journalists, hosted by The Israel Project.  Shoval commented that on the subject of Iran, the Iranian leadership's sincerity will have to be tested.  Obama plans to engage in direct talks with new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.  Israel is worried that this future diplomatic initiative will be another way that Iran wastes time distracting Western powers while continuing to develop its military nuclear program. Shoval spoke of Israel's concerns: "In the next few months, the Iranians will embark on all sorts of strategies in order to continue what they are doing in one way or another; at the same time, continuing the...(Read Full Article)