October 2, 2014

WE LET ISRAEL ENRICH URANIUM:

Netanyahu finds himself increasingly alone on Iran (Dimi Reider OCTOBER 2, 2014, Reuters)

During a diatribe against Iran in his United Nations speech on Monday, Netanyahu asked: "Would you let ISIS enrich uranium? Would you let ISIS build a heavy water reactor? Would you let ISIS develop intercontinental ballistic missiles? Of course you wouldn't."

It was almost as if Netanyahu views Iran and ISIS as interchangeable. But the rest of the world doesn't see it that way -- least of all the United States, which is making a crucial last push for a comprehensive agreement with Iran on its nuclear program, even as it musters an international coalition to fight the Islamic State.

In insisting that Iran and ISIS are essentially the same enemy, Netanyahu broadcast his isolation among world leaders and underscored the jadedness of the idea that he has championed for most of his political career: the imminence of an Iranian nuclear bomb and the apocalyptic threat it would pose to the free world.

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