Israel continues to express bitter sentiment over the diplomatic victory that secured the nuclear accord with Tehran: The country's defense minister stated that Tehran's nuclear ambitions and “terror infrastructure” are a bigger threat than Islamic State.
By endorsing an “idiotic” nuclear deal with Tehran, President Obama is essentially marching Israelis “to the door of the oven,” said Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, bringing Holocaust references to the chorus of Iran critics among US politicians.
Satirical website The Onion has unintentionally made an accurate prediction, running a spoof story about Washington’s readiness to ship missiles to Israel after the Iranian nuclear deal. Just 24 hours later media reported that the missile offer was real.
After years of talks, a nuclear deal with Iran has finally been reached. However, many in Congress, and US ally Israel, immediately called for it to be quashed. So what are its chances of approval and success? RT spoke to two experts to find out.
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter wants to convince Israel that the Iran nuclear deal does not limit American options when it comes to the ally’s security. Carter has set out to meet Israeli officials, who have been staunchly opposed to the deal.