Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Leon Panetta Comments on Israel Bombing Iran: Pressure Tactic or Warning?
Joe: some interesting thoughts regarding Leon Panetta’s comments regarding the possibility of
Israel bombing . The comments below are from a democrat, republican, and former state department official. Each response is given from their very biased view point. The democrat finds a way to criticize republicans, the republican suggests the administration is “fearful” and the state dept. official seems to waffle and concludes only Iran Iran can stop from developing the bomb. I think it’s pretty clear that Panetta is clearly pressuring Iran and for what end? Negotiating only? I don’t think so. I don’t see Iran being comfortable with a nuke in the neighborhood. I’d suggest Israel may very well strike and I don’t think the world will blame them for it beyond the usual. If the Israel U.S. is “uncomfortable” with a nuke in Cuba and willing to threaten war why should behave any differently? If only, Israel Iran can stop Iran, doesn't the same logic apply to ? Sometimes a warning is a warning. –Bob Israel