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Israel Iran Strike

Senate Resolution: U.S. To Aid Israel In Case Of Defensive Strike Against Iran

The Media Line | Linda Gradstein | Posted 04.17.2013 | World

As Israel celebrated its 65th Independence Day, Israeli officials ratcheted up the rhetoric directed against Iran, warning that Israel has the ability...

Israeli Opponents Of Iran Strike Sidelined In Vote

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Nov 27 (Reuters) - At least two key advisers helping hold Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanya...

Israeli Defense Minister: Tehran Slowed Down Nuclear Push

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 11.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's defense minister said Iran has slowed the timetable for enriching enough uranium to build nuclear weapons, implying that Israel ...

Jennifer Bendery

Netanyahu: 'People Are Trying To Draw Me Into The American Election' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he knows people want him to say whether President Barack Obama or Republican presidential...

Bibi Lays Into U.S. Over Iran Policy

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 11.11.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's prime minister, ratcheting up a public feud with the U.S. over Iran, made it clear Tuesday that he was dissatisfied with Washing...

World To Israel: Don't Strike Iran

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2012 | World

By Crispian Balmer JERUSALEM, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Israel is facing growing international pressure not to attack Iran unilater...

Former Israeli PM Against Iran Strike

AP | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — A former Israeli prime minister added his voice Sunday to a growing chorus of Israeli officials against a military strike on Iran's ...

Former Intel Chief: Netanyahu's Judgement Clouded By 'Messianic Feelings'

AP | DAN PERRY and DIAA HADID | Posted 06.28.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — The former head of Israel's Shin Bet security agency has accused the country's political leaders of exaggerating the effectiveness o...

Israeli Military Chief: 'Iranian Leadership Composed Of Very Rational People'

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 06.25.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel's military chief said in an interview published Wednesday that Iran will ultimately decide against building a nuclear weapon &ndas...

Why Israel Won't Rush to War With Iran

Rajan Menon | Posted 05.15.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

An Israeli attack on Iran will have consequences that are multiple, prolonged, and pernicious. But it's hardly a foregone conclusion that it will occur; indeed, it's less likely than generally assumed.

Israel Cautiously Welcomes Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, March 7 (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday cautiously welcomed the planned resumption of big-power nuclear ta...

How the Presidential Election Could Lead to an Israeli Strike on Iran

Joshua Gleis | Posted 05.06.2012 | World
Joshua Gleis

Herein lies the major debate taking place in Israel, the United States, and around the world: how long will the Jewish state be willing to wait for all diplomatic options to be exhausted before it makes the decision to launch a preemptive strike on Iran's nuclear program?

McConnell Says U.S. May Need Force Against Iran

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The Senate Republican leader said Monday the United States should use overwhelming military force against Iran if American intellig...

Obama Stresses Diplomacy Ahead Of Netanyahu Meeting

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Taking sharply different stands, President Barack Obama on Monday urged pressure and diplomacy to prevent Iran from getting a nucle...

Obama: Too Much 'Loose Talk' Of War On Iran

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | World

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON, March 4 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama warned on Sunday against "loose talk" of a war with Iran a...

Israel Won't Warn U.S. Before Strike On Iran

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 04.28.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — Israeli officials say they won't warn the U.S. if they decide to launch a pre-emptive strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, ac...

Russia: Iran Strike Would Have Catastrophic Consequences

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Russia warned Israel not to attack Iran over its nuclear programme, saying on Wednesday that military action would have c...

Netanyahu Tells Cabinet To Stop 'Chitchat' About Iran

AP | By ARON HELLER | Posted 04.07.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli official says the country's prime minister has told his Cabinet to quit the "chitchat" about Iran. Israeli political and mili...

Israeli Defense Minister: Iran Strike May Be Only Option At Some Point

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 01.31.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel does not want to take military action against Iran over its nuclear program, but at some point may have no other option, Isra...

Medvedev: Israel Not Planning Iran Strike

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev says Israeli officials have assured him that they are not planning a military strike on Iran. In an ...