Did Israel just drop a hammer on Obama?

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    I believe they did.

    'US, Israeli intel Iran closer t... JPost - Iranian Threat - News

    From the article above and a verbal TV report, this is what I've gathered.

    A new US Iran threat assessment report comes closer to Israel's assessment as to how close Iran is to having a nuclear bomb. Our media has not reported the release by the US of this new assessment but it raises questions why it's ISRAEL who is revealing this new situation.

    This does not appear to be something that the media SHOULD ignore.

    What will be the WH response? Will they agree or disagree with Israel's take on this? If they agree, will they also change their position and now come out in support for Israel if/when they attack Iran? If they disagree, how will they express that disagreement without making it appear they are anti-Israel as many believe.

    I see this as a very touchy political situation, all things considered, that will be difficult for Obama or his election campaign to deal with. I can just see Jay Carney trying to evade the pointed questions.

    The fact that this information has come out after Mitt's visit also makes me suspect that Romney was made aware of this new US report by Israel and will use this to hammer Obama all the way to election day.

    It will be interesting to see what happens.
     
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    It sure will be! Obama always talks about Israel being our greatest ally. I don't believe a word of it....he hasn't proven at all that he cares about that country. We have always been Israels closest ally....even Bibi knows that's not true anymore. I have a feeling nothing will happen though until Romney is elected and in office. They know the US will stand by them then....they know they can't trust us now.
     
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    I thought England was supposed to be our closest ally?
     
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    obama will do nothing. He won't even mention it.
     
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    But Romney will, don'cha think?
     
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    For all those reasons...........

    I do believe Mitt can inflict damage on the O.
     
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    In the larger scheme of things, it doesn't really matter very much. A report is a report is a report. President Obama already has his set agenda, and he isn't going to allow any one nation dictate how America should act upon any particular situation in any particular foreign country unless it is in our best interest.
     
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    So are you saying................

    in the smaller scheme of things, such as an election, what the people think is irrelevant?

    I don't see this as being about any nation "dictating" to another. I see this as a form of political game playing by Israel who clearly does not trust our president and may be looking for an opportunity to embarrass the O.

    It's all about perception.
     
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    No, what the people think is relevant. I just don't think most of the people going to vote in November are going to be voting with this subject much in mind. They have a lot more to think about. For that reason, I don't think it will be much of a concern for the President either.
     
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    Pull the bus around and find Hillary...
     

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