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The Nuclear Bomb Redline: Israel - U.S. Make It June 24th

Updated on March 22, 2013

Seems like the USA and Israel have finally made another "redline" for Iran regarding its making of an nuclear bomb. It all seems deja vu or like a kid making idle threats except on an international scale. Once again, Israel and the USA stated in a news conference in Israel that June 24th, after Iran's national election, is the final line NOT to be passed.

Or what happens?

The June 24th deadline is the last date for diplomatic negotiations to be meaningful and in resolving the Iranian quest for nuclear weapons. Once the date passes, according to press releases, then the "military" option comes to the front burner, so to speak. Up to now, it has only been used as an idle threat- the last resort. After the date, the last resort becomes a much more real threat. Since the US and Israel do not see the Iran situation in the same timeframe, after June 24th, Israel may act unilaterally and simply attack suspected nuclear weapon sites. The USA may or may not be complicit in this action, but it could.

Iran has responded with its usual defiant threat - “At times, the officials of the Zionist regime threaten to launch a military invasion, but they themselves know that if they make the slightest mistake, the Islamic Republic will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground.”

Obama explained to Netanyahu that he owed Khamenei the freedom to conduct Iran’s presidential election campaign without a military attack hanging over his head.

It is sad to see a U.S. president bend over backwards so many times, actually, humiliating. I am sure after the 24th of June, it will be more of the same, at least from this American president.


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