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Israeli Talk of Attacking Iran Damages Relationship with US

Article Summary
Avner Cohen writes for Al-Monitor that the endless war talk from Israel this summer has passed the point of saturation and became ineffective, reminding him of the old Clint Eastwood film "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." One thing is clear: the level of mistrust between Netanyahu and Obama has hit a low point not seen for decades.

“When you have to shoot, shoot. Don’t talk,” goes a famous line from the old Clint Eastwood movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

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Found in: us, israeli public, israel, iran

Avner Cohen an Israeli native, is a professor of non-proliferation studies at the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) and a senior fellow at the Center for Non-Proliferation Studies. He is the author of Israel and the Bomb (1998) and The Worst Kept Secret: Israel’s Bargain with the Bomb (2010), both published by Columbia University Press.

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