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Benjamin Netanyahu speech live video: Watch Bibi's full controversial presentation to congress

Benjamin Netanyahu’s live speech to the U.S. Congress starts at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of Congress to argue against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama’s negotiators continue talking with the Iranians Tuesday in hopes of closing a deal this month. 784 more words

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Nixon set the policy: OK for Israel to have nuclear weapons but not Iran


Nice to see continuity in American foreign policy, eh?

Iranian officials sometimes respond to accusations that Tehran is seeking a nuclear weapons capability by replying that, not only do they not want a bomb, they’d actually like to see a nuclear-weapons-free Middle East.

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A Scenario Netanyahu Hasn't Spelled Out:

One Iranian nuke could obliterate Israel’s heartland.

When Prime Minster Binyamin Netanyahu speaks out against Iran becoming a pre-nuclear state he is warning that Iran could at any time cross the line agreed in diplomacy with the US and build a bomb whenever it chooses. 663 more words

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Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of Congress to warn against trusting Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, even as President Barack Obama’s negotiators continue talking with the Iranians Tuesday in hopes of closing a deal this month. 770 more words

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Bibi Goes To Washington And Democrats Act Like Children *Open Thread*

At long last, after much wringing of hands, sniping, griping, and what amounts to toddler foot stomping, by too many Democrats, Prime Minister Benjamin will be speaking before a joint session of Congress. 1,023 more words

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THE PROSPECT FOR A WAR IN IRAN

Currently the United States along with several other countries are in serious negotiations with Iran. The goal of their meeting is to agree on a treaty to resolve the issue of the Country of Iran developing a nuclear weapon. 779 more words

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Former CIA Deputy Director: Fight Against ISIS May 'Hand Iraq To The Iranians'

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morell spoke with “CBS This Morning” about Iran’s involvement in the battle against Islamic State militants in Iraq – a fight that he says could ultimately see Iraq handed over to the Iranians. 205 more words

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