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February 4, 2012

IPS: U.S. Leak on Israeli Attack Weakened a Warning to Netanyahu

The Panetta leak appears to confirm analysts’ fears that efforts to distance the United States from an Israeli attack would be ineffective because of competing interests. NIAC Research Director Reza Marashi doubts the administration can avoid being drawn into an Israeli war with Iran without a very public and unequivocal statement that it will not tolerate a unilateral and unprovoked Israeli attack.

 

 

 

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