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HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH JOINS PROPAGANDA, IDF "ASSAD STAYS"
The Israeli headlines on September 18, 2013, were unbelievable: "UN Report Links Assad's Elite Units with Chemical Weapons Firing."
Even Israel didn't dare to use the obvious lie "fired." Even "linked" was too strong considering what the newspaper insolently dared to call "evidence."
Within the article, a map prepared by Human Rights Watch was featured. Most of the article analyzed the map in a desperate attempt to justify its dramatic title. It justified something different. Here is the map, downgraded almost below readability except for the HRW logo.
Trying to give credibility to the latest propaganda hoax, the HRW served Israel well. Yet, it was an immediate reminder that HRW and Amnesty International promote the "Relativity Theory of Human Rights." Not all humans have human rights, not all governments are requested to respect human rights.+ Bolivia can violate people, Syria cannot. "Special sugar" gives immunity, Syrian olives don't.++ Heil Einstein!
UN and AP sources agree that the Syrian mercenaries were those who used chemical weapons.*
In order to fabricate the new case against Syria, Israel emphasizes that both WRH and the New York Times have achieved the same conclusions. They claim to have reconstructed backwards the flight of the chemical missiles used last month.
The backtrack allegedly leads to areas near the 104th Brigade of the Republican Guard near Damascus.
That is it. This is the entire argument. Not even one of the involved parties (HRW, NYT, Israeli intelligence) had the decency to mention that these mobile missiles could have been moved to such a location in order to incriminate the innocent. This overlook identifies the effort as cheap propaganda. Continued:
http://www.roitov.com/articles/assadstays.htm

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SHIN BETH: NETANYAHU IN THE CROSS HAIRS
Jewish Terror in Israel
One of the most frightening moments in Gershon Salomon's life came during the trial of Yigal Amir, the alleged murderer of Prime Minister Rabin.
Avishai Raviv+ was disclosed in Court as the agitating agent that pushed Amir to murder, he was formally code-named Agent Champagne. Soon afterwards, pictures of Avishai Raviv filled the Hebrew media.
In one of them, the Shin Beth++ agent is seen walking behind Gershon Salomon, his hand on Salomon's shoulder. The other hand of the agitator was on Itamar Ben Gvir's shoulder.* It was an entrapment picture by the Shin Beth, which likes to work in a fashion known as "a friend brings a friend."
Gershon Salomon
Head of Ne'emanei Har Habayt
The Voice of the Temple Mount Faithful
Years later, a man named Hen ben Eliyahu published an account that he entitled "Champagne and I," in which he describes how a casual encounter between he, Gershon Salomon, and agent Avishai Raviv resulted in five years of Shin Beth harassment. Nothing was ever proven in Court against the two.
Despite being a peaceful man engaged exclusively in political activity, Salomon is a hot target of the Shin Beth. He heads the Temple Mount Faithful movement since its foundation in 1967. Their main target is the construction of the Third Temple. In 1990, they declared their will to place the Temple's angular stone, 17 Palestinians were killed and over 100 others injured by Israeli Border Police in the subsequent riots. Since then, Salomon and his followers are not allowed to visit the site. Their protests are regularly reported by the Hebrew media.
His movement was related also to another one, which was disbanded since then. Gush Emunim (Block of Believers) was a right-wing organization which started the West Bank settlements in 1974. They were closely related to the Jewish Agency and with National Religious Party (NRP, the predecessor of The Jewish Home, key partner of Netanyahu's current coalition). [...]
This was seen as an earthquake in Israel's legal system, which had been publicly shown to conduct a political witch-hunting. The reason was Olmert's successful negotiations with the Palestinians. When he was on the verge of signing an agreement, he became the third Prime Minister to be violently deposed by the Shin Beth Gestapo.
Let me summarize. Whenever (3/3, 100%) an Israeli Prime Minister attempts to sign a permanent agreement with Palestine, he is unnaturally removed from office. Whole article: http://www.roitov.com/articles/carmigillon.htm

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'A FAMILY REUNION': ISRAEL WELCOMES ETHIOPIAN JEWS
By Tzippe Barrow - CBN News Jerusalem - August 30, 2013 - BEN GURION AIRPORT -- Two planeloads carrying 450 Ethiopian immigrants stepped onto the tarmac at Ben Gurion's Terminal 1 Wednesday to a welcome as warm as the Tel Aviv afternoon on which they came.
On hand to welcome the new arrivals were several hundred Ethiopian Israelis, many waiting to embrace family members, joined by government ministers, members of Knesset and heads of agencies that have sponsored and facilitated the Falash Mura's aliyah.
"Out of all the Jews being ingathered from the four corners of the world, it's my belief that Ethiopian Jewry is the happiest and most grateful," Rabbi Ari Abromowitz, director of Friends of Israel at Keren Hayesod, one of the primary organizations responsible for this historic operation, told CBN News.
"I believe it is because they realize that Israel is the only country in the history of the world to proactively bring in blacks, not to be slaves, but to be brothers. And that is exactly what they are -- brothers. And this is a family reunion." Those Left Behind
The group represents the final leg of Operation Dove's Wings, initiated in 2010 to bring the remaining Falash Mura to Israel. Wednesday's arrivals brought the total for this operation to 7,500, but nearly 500 already on the government's listing -- some with family members in Israel -- were left behind.
That number falls short of an estimated 12,000 Falash Mura, most living in the city of Gondar in northern Ethiopia, whose eligibility for immigration was not approved by Israel's Interior Ministry.
While the celebration was going on at the airport, several hundred Ethiopian Israelis demonstrated in front of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Jerusalem residence, protesting those who were excluded as well as the closure of the Jewish Agency's synagogue and school in Gondar. Continued:
http://www.cbn.com/cbnnews/insideisrael/2013/August/Israel-Welcomes-450-New-Ethiopian-Immigrants/

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THE ROVING EYE - OBAMA-ROUHANI: LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION
[Comment by Cutting Edge Ministry: I. If you thought President Obama badly bungled the Syrian fiasco with Russia, wait to see how he will sell out Israel over Iran's nuclear facilities!
After 10 full years of Western leaders warning the world that Iran "is close" to developing her own nuclear weapons, Barack Obama is going to abruptly reverse course. Israel will scream that she has been sold out.]
By Pepe Escobar Middle East Sep 19, '13 - Asia Times - The stage is set. By now it's established Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has given full authority to the new administration of President Hassan Rouhani to talk directly to Washington about Iran's nuclear program.
This happened only a few days after US President Barack Obama leaked that letters had been exchanged between himself and Rouhani.
Rouhani's empowerment was first confirmed later last week by extremely credible former nuclear negotiator ambassador Seyed Hossein Mousavian in this op-ed published in Japan. Mousavian was Rouhani's deputy in Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) from 1997 to 2005. Then Rouhani himself expanded on it this Wednesday in an interview with NBC.
It's crucial to consider the Supreme Leader's exact position. This past Tuesday, he addressed the elite of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) in Tehran. [1] The key quote: "We don't accept nuclear weapons, not for the sake of the US or others, but because of our beliefs, and when we say that no one should have nuclear weapons, certainly we are not after them either."
Khamenei fully endorsed Rouhani's diplomatic offensive, emphasizing - not cryptically - two concepts: "heroic flexibility", as in a wrestler sometimes giving way for tactical reasons but never losing sight of the rival; and "champion's leniency" - which happens to be the subtitle of a book Khamenei himself translated from Arabic about how the second Shi'ite imam, Hasan ibn Ali, managed to prevent a war in the 7th century by showing flexibility towards his enemy.
Does that mean that a historic meeting between Obama and Rouhani next Tuesday on the sidelines of the annual UN General Assembly in New York is all but certain? No. Predictably, the White House has already exercised plausible deniability - as in Obama "not expected to meet" Rouhani.
What the process implies though, is that Washington and Tehran should be talking, sooner or later, at the highest level.
Watch the spoilers
Crucially, Khamenei also told the IRGC, "It is not necessary for the guards to have activities in the political field." This implies they are out of the new nuclear negotiations, in a further confirmation of how the nuclear dossier has been transferred to the Foreign Ministry. Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is the man in charge. He will be traveling to New York with Rouhani. Here is an excellent insight into his frame of mind. As for former foreign minister Ali Akbar Salehi, now appointed by Rouhani as the head of Iran's atomic energy agency, he told the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna that it was time to "end the so-called nuclear file".
The whole process, now in dizzying speed, is a radical departure from the Ahmadinejad years, when the IRGC was politicized to the extreme. One day before Khamenei's speech, Rouhani himself asked the IRGC to "stay above and beyond political currents". Continued: http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/MID-01-190913.html

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SYRIA IN CRISIS - OBAMA INVITES ROUHANI TO JOIN GREAT GAME
By M K Bhadrakumar - Asia Times - September 16, 2013 - It was vintage Barack Obama, hitting back when he is supposed to be at his weakest. The US president said it in a flat tone - almost casually - towards the end of his interview focused on Syria with George Stephanopoulos of ABC news, which was telecast on Sunday.
The exchange was as follows:
STEPHANOPOULOS: "What do you think Iran makes of all this?" ... "Do you think they can look at all this and say," "Maybe all options aren't on the table, you're not willing to use force?"
OBAMA: "No, I think - I think the Iranians, who we communicate with - in - indirect ways - "
STEPHANOPOULOS: "Have you reached out personally to the new president [Hassan Rouhani]?"
OBAMA: "I have. And - and he's reached out to me. We haven't spoken - directly. But - "
STEPHANOPOULOS: "Letters." OBAMA: "Yeah. "
The Middle Eastern politics and international security have been thrown into a tizzy.
Obama's interview was riveted around the issue of Syria's chemical weapons and the criticism he faced domestically for his apparent zig-zag.
Obama asserted that he acted according to a game plan to employ the Russians to take out Syria's chemical weapons on a contract job, as it were, which would also have the tangential gain of opening the door open to serious negotiations for a political transition in Syria.
But in a display of smart power, he has got in touch - through back channel and personally - with the Iranian leadership with a view to bringing Tehran also into the matrix.
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Three three things emerged in Obama's interview: one, the chemical weapons deal brokered by Russia can lead to political transition in Syria; two, the US approach to Russia remains one of selective engagement; and, three, direct US-Iranian talks are commencing, finally Continued: http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/MID-04-160913.html

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REPORT: SYRIA IS TRANSFERRING CHEMICAL WEAPONS TO HEZBOLLAH TO AVOID INTERNATIONAL INSPECTION
By YAARA SHALOM 09/16/2013 10:53 - Opposition: Some chemical arms smuggled onto Russian warships.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and Syrian President Bashar Assad. Photo: REUTERS/Sana
Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces are smuggling chemical weapons to Hezbollah hidden in trucks carrying vegetables in order to escape international chemical inspection, Syrian opposition member Dr. Kamal Labwani told Saudi newspaper Al Watan on Monday.
The chemical arms are set to be stored in Hezbollah-controlled mountain areas of Lebanon, where it will be difficult to find and monitor them.
Related: •Steinitz: Israel can see if Assad is moving Syria's chemical weapons•Ex-British army colonel to Post: Russian-US plan on Syria chemical weapons ‘not realistic’Syria has also been able to smuggle the bulk of its chemical arsenal to Russian warships stationed off the coast of Syria, Labwani said.
On Sunday, Lebanese daily Al-Mustaqbal reported Syria has moved 20 trucks worth of equipment and material used for the manufacturing of chemical weapons into Iraq, but Baghdad has denied allegations that it is helping the Syrian government conceal chemical stockpiles.
The report came just a day after the United States and Russia struck a deal stipulating that the Assad regime would destroy its chemical arsenal to avert an American military assault.
Al-Mustaqbal, a publication that has long been affiliated with anti-Syrian political elements in Lebanon, reported that the trucks crossed the boundary separating Syria with Iraq over the course of Thursday and Friday. Border guards did not inspect the contents of the trucks, which raises suspicions that they contained illicit cargo, according to the paper.
Intelligence and Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Sunday that Israel is able to track attempts made by the Assad regime to transfer its chemical weapons to others.
“Israel has good capabilities, and has drawn a red line over the transfer of chemical weapons to terrorist organizations, including Hezbollah,” Steinitz told Army Radio. http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Report-Syria-is-transferring-chemical-
weapons-to-Hezbollah-to-avoid-international-inspection-326236

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ISRAEL UNDER PRESSURE TO GIVE UP CHEMICAL, NUCLEAR WEAPONS
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE 09/18/2013 10:12
After Syria deal, int'l community may shift its pressure towards Israel to follow suit by conducting a chemical weapons handover.
Tekumah, a Dolphin-class submarine, is capable of carrying nuclear warheads. Photo: REUTERS
The United States-Russian deal for the destruction of Syria’s huge chemical weapon stocks caused Israelis to breathe an audible sigh of relief. Many expected that a US strike would push either Syria or its ally Hezbollah to retaliate by attacking Israel. Over the past few weeks, thousands of Israelis, not known for their patience, spent hours waiting in line for government-issued gas masks.
US Secretary of State John Kerry came to Israel to discuss the Syrian plan with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. According to the deal, Syria will give a list of all its chemical weapons sites to the United Nations within a week, and all such arms would be destroyed by the middle of 2014.
Groups opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad said Syria has already moved significant stocks of chemical weapons out of the country. The Lebanese daily Al-Mustaqbal claimed that some 200 trucks were loaded with chemical weapons last week and sent to Iraq.
Israel’s Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz told Army Radio that Israel has “good capabilities” when it comes to following the trail of Assad’s chemical arsenal.
At the same time, the 100 tons of chemical agents and munitions that Syria is believed to possess are distributed among dozens of sites, which will make their verification and destruction difficult.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu sounded unconvinced when it came to the new US-Russian agreement. He spoke after his meeting with Kerry.
"We have been closely following – and support – your ongoing efforts to rid Syria of its chemical weapons. The Syrian regime must be stripped of all its chemical weapons, and that would make our entire region a lot safer,” Netanyahu said. “What the past few days have shown is something that I have been saying for quite some time, that if diplomacy has any chance to work, it must be coupled with a credible military threat. What is true of Syria is true of Iran, and, by the way, vice versa. Continued: http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Israel-Under-Pressure-To-Give-Up-Chemical-
Nuclear-Weapons-326452

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'OBAMA: ISRAEL DOESN'T KNOW ITS OWN BEST INTERESTS'
By JPOST.COM STAFF 01/15/2013 06:42 Jeffrey Goldberg claims US president said in private that Netanyahu is leading Israel down path to near-total isolation.
Photo: Obama and Netanyahu meeting in NY, Sept. 2011 Reuters
US President Barack Obama has stated repeatedly in private conversations that “Israel doesn’t know what its own best interests are,” regarding Jerusalem's advancement of new settlement plans, influential Jewish American columnist Jeffrey Goldberg reported Tuesday.
Following the November 29 UN vote to upgrade the Palestinians to non-member observer state status, Israel announced that 3,000 housing units would be built in areas beyond the Green Line, and zoning and planning for thousands of other units throughout Judea and Samaria would be authorized, including in the controversial project between Jerusalem and Ma’aleh Adumim called E1.
Related: •Netanyahu touts evacuation of Palestinians in E1•UN chief renews call to halt E1 building plansIn his weekly Bloomberg column published on Tuesday, Goldberg wrote: "When informed about the Israeli decision, Obama, who has a famously contentious relationship with the prime minister, didn’t even bother getting angry. He told several people that this sort of behavior on [Prime Minister Binyamin] Netanyahu’s part is what he has come to expect, and he suggested that he has become inured to what he sees as self-defeating policies of his Israeli counterpart."
Continued: http://www.jpost.com/Diplomacy-and-Politics/Obama-Israel-doesnt-know-its-own-best-interests

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TEMPLE AT THE CENTER OF TIME
Newton's Bible Codex Finally Deciphered and the Year 2012
The David Flynn Collection - Book description: A belief that the ancients held unusual scientific knowledge, of which only fragments remain today, was held by many great philosophers and scientists who participated in the "scientific revolution". Though research by these men led to great discovery, many were convinced that they were merely scratching the surface of an immense but lost pristine knowledge (prisca sapientia) somehow reflected in the architecture and remains of ancient civilizations.
In "Temple at the Center of Time: Investigations of Sacred Dimension, Revealed in Prophecy, the Temple of Jerusalem, and the Ark of the Covenant, from the works of Isaac Newton", David Flynn uncovered what has been heralded as one of the greatest discoveries of all time.
Many books have investigated whether Newton believed that an original pure knowledge existed. Some conclude that he did in fact search for it, but that is the whole of their investigation. A few have written that Newton actually discovered ‘something’ and try to fit his existing research into a prisca sapientia of their own design, claiming his beliefs fit modern realms of philosophy or eastern religions, but these speculations are not upheld by the body of his work. Although Newton had solved riddles of space, time, gravity, light and invented mathematics to predict the motion of objects, this was not the ‘priscia sapienta’. Since the time of Newton, no one has revealed the true form and nature of the original knowledge, or from whence it came… until now.
For the first time in history, "Temple at the Center of Time" uncovers what Newton was looking for and, in so doing, proves that pivotal events in history are unquestionably connected in time and space to Jerusalem.
Newton didn't know it. The key was right in front of him.
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JEWISH ORGANIZATION OPENS HOLY TEMPLE VISITORS' CENTER IN JERUSALEM IN AN EFFORT TO HELP PEOPLE TO UNDERSTAND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE TEMPLE'S PAST, AS WELL AS ITS HOPEFUL RECONSTRUCTION
The Jerusalem-based Temple Institute released a video clip that offers a sneak peak into the new Temple Visitor Center in Jerusalem.
By AbStevens - Updated Jul. 31, 2013 @ 12:19 pm - In an effort to help people understand the significance of the temple's past, as well to inspire hope for its reconstruction, the Jerusalem-based Temple Institute released a seven-minute video clip that offers a sneak peak into the new Temple Visitors' Center in Jerusalem.
The non-profit Jewish organization was founded in 1987 and is located in the Jewish quarter of Jerusalem's Old City. It is dedicated to rebuilding the Holy Temple of God on Mount Moriah.
"All of our outreach here at the Temple Institute is about deepening our feeling of connection - not our feeling of loss, not our feeling of mourning - but our joy with the possibility of our generation being the generation that is leading to the rebuilding of the temple," said Rabbi Chaim Richman, head of the Temple Institute International department in an interview with Israel National News.
The Temple Institute website says its short-term goal is to "rekindle the flame" of the temple in people's hearts, and its long-term goal is to rebuild the temple in "our time."
"We consider the rebuilding of the holy temple to be one of the positive commandments. Unfortunately because of the whole long diaspora experience, a lot of ideas crept into our subconsciousness, and even our consciousness, and there are those that say that the temple is going to come down from heaven, there are those that say that only Mashiach (the Messiah) can build the temple, there are those that say, 'well, the whole idea is just not relevant at all,'" Richman said.
Continued: http://www.hannibal.net/article/20130731/NEWS/307319935/1685/LIFESTYLE

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UN ASSEMBLY AND ISRAEL'S ARMAGEDDON
the pen of the scribes is in vain—Jeremiah 8:8 - from the Cross of Bethlehem - Roi Tov - September 28, 2013
[...] Netanyahu couldn't have planned a worst timing for the gathering. Days after a turnover in the War on Syria, the USA changed its belligerent tone. The self-proclaimed only policeman of the world realized that it is just another country with no extraordinary rights.
U.S. President Barack Obama said that he was encouraged by Iranian President Hassan Rohani while the latter delivered an extraordinary speech in which he classified the Holocaust as a "reprehensible crime against humanity." Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei asked to show "heroic flexibility;" in other words, the peaceful solution in Syria, a close ally of Iran, has created a thawing between the USA and Iran. Obama and Rohani presented nearly-identical plans to resolve differences between the countries over Tehran's nuclear program.
Watching his warmongering crumbling, Netanyahu couldn't believe his eyes. Palestinian President Abbas appeared officially for the first time as the President of the State of Palestine. "It is the Palestinian Authority! We pay his salary!" Netanyahu wanted to state in his speech; luckily he listened to his counselors.
Surrounded by war-machine crumbles, Netanyahu listened how who was supposed to be his closest ally linked between the solution of the Palestinian and Iranian conflicts, saying that these issues should be at the top of the American agenda. "You ruin the business of war! We have financial interests, you just can't make peace!" Netanyahu wanted to state in his speech; luckily he listened to his counselors.
In his speech, Netanyahu classified the Iranian speech as insincere, claiming that Rohani’s speech was cynical and hypocritical. He ordered the Israeli delegation to boycott the Iranian speech, calling the Iranian leader proposals a "smoke screen." Unaware of the irony, he kept threatening the world with Armageddon.
Unluckily Netanyahu didn't watch the movie intently enough. The most important image was Willy's careful tear at its peak, Obama-style. Missing the softening symbol, Netanyahu emerged as another violent warmonger.
Whole article: http://www.roitov.com/articles/unga68.htm

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ISRAEL'S NETANYAHU WARNS WHITE HOUSE ABOUT IRAN
FILE -This Sept. 1, 2013 file photo shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Israel. Mortified that the world may be warming up to Iran, Netanyahu is taking an unpopular message to the White House and the United Nations this week: Don't be fooled by Tehran's new leadership. With the White House cautiously optimistic about its dialogue with Iran, the meeting on Monday, Sept 30, 2013 between Netanyahu and President Barack Obama could be tense. (AP Photo - Abir Sultan, Pool, file) By JOSEF FEDERMAN
From Associated Press September 29, 2013 3:35 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Mortified that the world may be warming up to Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taking an unpopular message to the White House and the United Nations this week: Don't be fooled by Tehran's new leadership. Netanyahu contends Iran is using conciliatory gestures as a smoke screen to conceal an unabated march toward a nuclear bomb. He will deliver those strong words of caution — and fresh intelligence — in an attempt to persuade the U.S. to maintain tough economic sanctions and not allow the Islamic republic to develop a bomb or even move closer to becoming a nuclear threshold state.
With the White House cautiously optimistic about its dialogue with Iran, Monday's meeting between Netanyahu and President Barack Obama could be tense. "I will tell the truth in the face of the sweet talk and the onslaught of smiles," Netanyahu said before boarding his flight to the U.S. on Sunday. "Telling the truth today is vital for the security and peace of the world and, of course, it is vital for the security of the state of Israel."
Israeli leaders watched with great dismay what they derisively call the "smiley campaign" by Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani, last week. Rouhani delivered a conciliatory speech at the United Nations in which he repeated Iran's official position that it has no intention of building a nuclear weapon and declared his readiness for new negotiations with the West. Capping off the visit, Rouhani and Obama held a 15-minute phone call as the Iranian leader was traveling to the airport. By the end of the call, the first conversation between the nation's leaders in 34 years, Obama was suggesting that a breakthrough on the nuclear issue could portend even deeper ties between the U.S. and Iran. U.S. and European diplomats hailed a "very significant shift" in Iran's attitude and tone.
For Netanyahu, such sentiments are nothing short of a nightmare. Continued: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/
middle_east/israels-netanyahu-heads-for-the-us-with-a-warning-to-the-white-house-dont-be-fooled-by-iran/
2013/09/29/0ce25558-293c-11e3-b141-298f46539716_story.html