“What we’ve requested recently from the United States is that it at least support Israel, with words and equipment, before, during and after such an attack on Iran”

US lacks ‘real deterrence’ against Iran; Israel may need to act alone, former Israeli official warns
Yaakov Lappin
April 17, 2023

…In late March, Biden said that the United States does not seek conflict with Iran, but will respond to protect its personnel in Syria and elsewhere. The statement came after American retaliatory airstrikes were launched against Iranian-backed groups following deadly rocket attacks on a U.S. base. The Biden administration will go to great lengths to avoid striking Iran, according to Nagel. As a result, he said, Iran has developed a doctrine based on the assumption that it has broad freedom of action in the region. “It is certainly possible that Israel may have to do what is needed on its own,” said Nagel, referring to a potential strike on Iran’s nuclear program. READ MORE

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