After the US assassination of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, Jewish communities around the world aren’t likely to change, according to Jewish organizations.
The report also indicated that the presidential directive was issued in June, on the condition that he would sign off on any specific operation to kill Soleimani.
What President Trump did was to make it perfectly clear to the largest terrorist regime worldwide that it was a zero-sum game; that Americans would not be besieged on his watch without consequences.
Editor's Note: Both Iran and the US are now licking their wounds and learning their lessons. They are well aware though that the next round is just over the horizon.
Notwithstanding Iran’s several violations of the deal last year, it was still significantly far from having enough enriched uranium for a weapon.
Esper was scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Naftali Bennett. It would have been Esper’s first visit to Israel as secretary of defense.
Zarif said U.S. President Donald Trump had displayed a lack of respect for international law by threatening Iran's cultural sites.
Soleimani's killing in Baghdad last Friday has sparked fears of a broader conflict in the Middle East. Mahathir, 94, said it could also lead to an escalation in "what is called terrorism".
The security cabinet convened to discuss the security situation following America's assassination of the Iranian general.
Israel's budget deficit is expected to have exceeded 3.5% of gross domestic product in 2019, above a target of 2.9%.