US President Barack Obama said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not offer any real alternative amid the ongoing negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program during his address to the US Congress on Tuesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced his fierce opposition to Iran’s nuclear program in front of a joint session of Congress Tuesday, a speech in which he said the world’s greatest danger is the meeting of militant Islam with nuclear weapons.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu can’t scrap a possible nuclear deal between the US and Iran, what he can do is pollute the atmosphere on Capitol Hill in getting any sort of a deal through, defense analyst Ivan Eland told RT.
US President Barack Obama defended nuclear negotiations with Iran and maintained that a favorable settlement was still possible, all before a controversial address to Congress by Israel's leader that has strained relations between the US and Tel Aviv.
Israeli PM Netanyahu’s visit to the US for a controversial speech to Congress may further damage relations with Washington, but will also bring him points at the upcoming elections, Alon Liel, former Israeli Foreign Ministry Director General told RT.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reassured attendees of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference that Israel and the US are "like a family," saying "our alliance is strong."
The Obama administration has laid out a rigorous outline for Tehran to follow before an agreement can be reached regarding Iran’s nuclear program, the details of which will be discussed in talks next week.
Iran has concluded a massive naval and air defense war games by successfully test-firing a “new strategic weapon,” which the country says will play an important role in the future battle against the US.
Winston Churchill once said, “I feel lonely without a war.” He also badly missed the loss of empire. Churchill’s successor – the ‘Empire of Chaos’ – now faces the same quandary. Some wars – as in Ukraine, by proxy – are not going so well.
Saudi Arabia has reportedly agreed to let Israel use its airspace to attack Iran if necessary, in exchange for “some kind of progress” on the Palestinian issue, Israel’s Channel 2 TV station quoted an unnamed European official as saying.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been cleared of accusations made by state prosecutors that she conspired to cover up Iran’s alleged role in the deadly bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center in 1994.