While Benjamin Netanyahu complains about the Iran nuclear deal, J.J. Goldberg writes that Israel’s military decision makers are far more worried about other more realistic threats.
A Swiss court has ordered Israel to pay $1.1 billion to Iran over a shah-era oil debt.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass legislation giving Congress the right to review, and possibly reject, an international nuclear agreement with Iran.
Congress considers a bill that would grant it review over any Iran nuclear deal. President Barack Obama says, if it ties my hands, I’ll veto it.
The Republican leader of the U.S. Senate cleared the way on Tuesday for a vote on a bill that would give Congress the power to review an international nuclear agreement with Iran, ending debate over efforts to use the measure to impose more conditions on Tehran.
While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thunders against a looming Iranian nuclear deal, his defense chiefs see a more pressing menace from Tehran’s guerrilla allies.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Israeli criticism of the framework agreement with Iran “hysteria” and said that the deal would be “forever.”
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee opposes amendments it would “ordinarily support” to a bill mandating congressional review of an Iran nuclear deal.
A dispute among Republican senators over changes to an Iran nuclear review bill on Thursday threatened the measure’s chances of being passed by the U.S. Congress, leaving Senate leaders scrambling for a way to advance the legislation.