To which Biden will almost certainly respond, “Yes, master.”
“Iran speaker warns US over Biden’s Israel remarks,” from AFP, July 7 (thanks to Sr. Soph):
DOHA – Iran’s parliament speaker Ali Larijani issued a warning against the United States Monday after Vice President Joe Biden said Washington would not dictate the way Israel deals with Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.
“We will consider the Americans responsible in any adventure launched by the Zionist entity,” Larijani told reporters during an official visit in Doha, referring to Israel.
“No politician or person in the world can imagine that the Zionist entity can lead an operation without getting the green light from the United States,” said Larijani, Iran’s former nuclear negotiator.
He warned that Iran’s response to an attack would be “decisive and painful”.
Biden said in an television interview on Sunday that the United States would not stand in the way of Israel in its dealings with Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
“Israel can determine for itself “” it’s a sovereign nation “” what’s in their interest and what they decide to do relative to Iran and anyone else,” Biden told ABC television.
“Whether we agree or not. They”re entitled to do that… We cannot dictate to another sovereign nation what they can and cannot do when they make a determination, if they make a determination, that they”re existentially threatened.”…