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Netanyahu’s outdated Iran agenda

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu campaigns for the breakup of the Iran deal, ignoring the fact that a US withdrawal from the pact won’t be in Israel’s interest.
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In a Sept. 20 Al-Monitor article, Mazal Mualem argued that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the UN General Assembly the day before had restored the Iranian nuclear threat to the top of the agenda. This begs one question: Whose agenda?

The agenda of the major world powers is currently dominated by North Korea and its bizarre leader, Kim Jung-un, who enjoys flaunting his country’s nuclear and ballistic capabilities and the coupling of the two. Echoes of Netanyahu’s aggressive speech against Iran were drowned out by the blustery exchange of insults between the North Korean dictator and the hotheaded president of the United States, Donald Trump.

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