Netanyahu and Iran’s ‘bomb’

The PM knows Israelis, and he has been playing successfully on their existential fear that somebody else in the Middle East might also get nuclear weapons ever since he entered politics.

John Boehner's Office Photo: Caleb Smith
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks before a joint meeting of United States Congress on March 3.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Thursday, 03/05/2015 6:12 pm EST

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has finally given his much ballyhooed speech to the United States Congress, and the heavens haven’t fallen.

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