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Netanyahu Pushes the United States to Make War on Iran: Will Obama Say No?

by Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's visit to the United States last week was capped off on Sunday with the broadcast of a previously-taped interview on Fox New Sunday. The interview covered a range of important topics, including the state of the U.S.-Israel relationship and prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace. But it is the Prime Minister's remarks on Iran that deserve special attention -- for these remarks suggest that Netanyahu is embarked on an extremely dangerous course. Netanyahu is pushing the United States to take eventual military action against Iran.

Three points regarding Iran from Netanyahu's interview with Fox News Sunday warrant particular attention.

* First, Netanyahu said that CIA Director Leon Panetta was "probably right" in his judgment that new United Nations and U.S. unilateral sanctions against Ir

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Added: Jul-12-2010 Occurred On: Jul-12-2010
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