After the Iran Debate

(Times of Israel) Lenny Ben-David - In a webcast to American Jews on Aug. 28, President Obama promised to continue the close security relationship with Israel. His Iran deal depends on extensive intelligence sharing. Israel's opposition was not aimed at torpedoing President Obama's grand Iran plan, but to expose the nature of Iran's regime, its threats against Israel and the West, and the folly of embracing Iran as an ally. Iranian activity will now be under greater scrutiny than ever before. New congressional sanctions because of Iranian human rights violations or support for terrorism are not out of the question. The writer, a former senior Israeli diplomat in Washington, is Director of Publications at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs.

2015-09-07 00:00:00

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