Wednesday, July 21, 2010

‘Israel convinces US with credible military plan on Iran’


Nuclear Power plant [illustrative]
Photo by: AP [illustrative]

By Yaakov Katz, The Jerusalem Post, July 19, 2010

Recent media reports suggests Jerusalem has increased diplomatic efforts to persuade White House that credible military option needed.

Have Israel’s efforts to convince the US to threaten Iran with a credible military option paid off? According to recent media reports, the answer might be yes.

Since the US pushed a fourth round of sanctions against Iran through the UN Security Council last month, Jerusalem has increased diplomatic efforts to convince the White House that for the sanctions to work, a credible military option needs to be on the table to scare Iran to reconsider its pursuit of a nuclear weapon.

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