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Goldberg: Obama Visit to Israel Would Delay Iran Strike

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Israeli Defense MInister Ehud Barak with then U.S. Presidential candidate Barak Obama, flying over Jerusalem in 2008. Photo: Israel GPO.

Ynet – A senior official in the Obama administration was quoted on Tuesday as saying that “Israelis feel the need to elevate the urgency on the Iranian timeline…They tend to do this from time to time. It’s something we’ve learned to live with.”

The official was quoted in a column written by journalist Jeffrey Goldberg who criticized the statements and called on Obama to visit Israel and make it clear that he would not tolerate Iranian nuclear weapons.

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