What could possibly go wrong? Obama assures us his nuke deal with Iran will bring peace in our time, and he couldn’t possibly be misleading us, could he?
“Former Israeli, Saudi Arabian officials talk Iran nuclear threat at DC event,” Jerusalem Post, May 7, 2016 (thanks to Lookmann):
The old adage proclaiming that the “enemy of my enemy is my friend” was on full display Thursday evening when a retired IDF general sat down with the former intelligence chief of Saudi Arabia to discuss the current tumult facing the Middle East, according to CNN.
Maj. Gen. Yaakov Amidror (res.) along with Prince Turki al-Faisal spoke at the The Washington Institute for Near East Policy in the US capital, where the two discussed a number of security topics including the Iranian nuclear threat and America’s varying role in the region.
“We are both exes,” Faisal said, reminding the audience that the two were private citizens and no longer represented their respective governments.
The most pressing issue facing the two historic adversaries presently is arguably Iran, which both countries believe aims to develop nuclear weapons. According to foreign media reports, Israel and Saudi Arabia have quietly been cooperating with one another for “years” among shared security concerns, despite the Islamic kingdom’s refusal to acknowledge the existence of the Jewish state.
During their discussion, Faisal said that “all options” would be available to the Saudi regime concerning Iranian nuclear proliferation, including the its own “acquisition [of] nuclear weapons… to face whatever eventuality might come from Iran.”
Like Saudi Arabia, Amidror noted that Israel would also meet the threat if Iran decided to weaponize its nuclear technology.
“In principle, the Iranians can go nuclear and from the Israeli point of view, this is a threat to existence,” Amidror said. “We will not let this happen.”…