William S. Lind
March 10, 2019
Last week’s most important news event received remarkably little press. According to the February 14 New York Times, shortly after landing in Poland for a major international conference, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu committed truth.
No sooner had he landed that the prime minister’s Twitter account announced “an open meeting with representatives of leading Arab countries, that are sitting down together with Israel in order to advance the common interest of war with Iran.”
In case anyone doubts that this was a case of committing truth, the Times reported that “An hour later, the Twitter posting was changed to ‘advance the common interest of combating Iran.’
So Israel wants war with Iran, and so do several Arab states with loud voices in Washington, especially Saudi Arabia. From an American perspective, the problem is that both the Israelis and the Saudis will want the United States to fight the war for them...