ON TUESDAY, MARCH 3, ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of the United States Congress at the invitation of the Speaker of the House John Boehner. This will take place despite strong opposition from the White House, whose approval for this event was not sought.
Netanyahu will address the danger that an Iran with nuclear weapons would represent not only for Israel, but also for the United States and the entire world. More pointedly he will seek to persuade Congress not to support a deal that the Obama administration appears to be working out with Iran that will guarantee that the Iranians will soon have such weapons. Allowing Iran to have nuclear weapons would be catastrophic, Netanyahu will argue. Read more »