Netanyahu Doubles Down Against Iran Deal
The Jerusalem Post - The imminent changing of the guard in Washington, and Netanyahu’s natural desire to want to start off with the president on the right foot, do not change the way he views the JCPOA.
A couple days before the members of the US Electoral College officially cast their ballots, 306 of whom were expected on Monday to go to Joe Biden and 232 to US President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu removed a cover picture on his Facebook page of him meeting Trump.
In its place Netanyahu posted a Hanukkah greeting.
Was this a sign of Jerusalem preparing for the end of the Trump era, and the beginning of Biden’s reign – despite Trump’s refusal to concede defeat? Or was it just a desire of the prime minister to wish those coming to his page a good Hanukkah?
The meaning of that Facebook move is open for interpretation. The same cannot, however, be said of words Netanyahu delivered about Iran on Sunday, during a press conference in Jerusalem with outgoing National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien. There, Netanyahu sent a strong message to the incoming Biden Administration, and there....READ MORE
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