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January 11, 2011

Netanyahu: Only ‘credible’ military threat led by U.S. can stop nuclear Iran

http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/netanyahu_only_credible_military_threat_led_by_us_can_stop_nuclear_iran_201

Only the convincing threat of military action headed by the United States will persuade Iran to drop plans to build an atomic bomb, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday.

Speaking to foreign journalists, he said that although the latest round of international sanctions were hurting Iran, they would not be enough to force a u-turn on nuclear weapons.

“You have to ratchet up the pressure and ... I don’t think that this pressure will be sufficient to have this regime change course without a credible military option that is put before them by the international community led by the United States,” he said.

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