Why is Nuclear Israel Afraid? NATO says won’t defend Israel in case of Iran attack


NATO’s secretary-general says the Western military alliance would not come to Israel’s defense in case of any possible attack by Iran against the occupying regime.

Israel has repeatedly threatened Iran with military action and Iranian officials have pledged a “crushing” response to any act of aggression against the country.

Jens Stoltenberg told the German Der Spiegel magazine in comments published Saturday that Israel is a partner, but not a member and that NATO’s “security guarantee” does not apply to the regime.

Stoltenberg said NATO was involved neither in peace efforts nor in conflicts in the Middle East.

Israel, which has a long history of waging wars and occupying sovereign states, has been trying to portray Iran, which has not attacked any nation for hundreds of years, as a threat to world peace.

Over the past years, the regime has been intensely lobbying with its American and European allies to dissuade them from engaging in diplomacy with Iran over its nuclear program and support instead a military action against the Islamic Republic.

Hailing the US administration’s move to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin said Wednesday he would travel to Germany, France and Britain next week to meet with European leaders on Iran’s presence in Syria and the 2015 nuclear deal.

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump announced Washington’s pullout from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and vowed to reinstate nuclear sanctions on Iran. Netanyahu hailed Trump’s decision, calling the accord a “recipe for disaster.”

In May, Netanyahu claimed that he had new “proof” via captured documents that Iran had developed a nuclear weapons plan, which could be activated at any time.

The Israeli prime minister’s fresh claims were made as numerous reports by the International Atomic Energy Agency have already verified Iran’s full commitment to its side of the bargain.

Iran has on numerous occasions asserted that its nuclear program is merely peaceful and not meant to make nukes.

This is while Israel is widely thought to possess hundreds of nuclear nuclear warheads and refuses to either allow inspections of its nuclear facilities or join the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Israel is also angry over the presence of Iranian military advisors, who have been helping Syrian government forces in their fight against Tel Aviv-backed terrorists.

The hawkish Israeli premier has threatened that the regime would hit Iranian targets “anywhere in Syria.”

Additionally on Wednesday, Israel’s minister of military affairs Avigdor Lieberman flew to Moscow to hold talks with his Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Iran’s presence in Syria.

Iran, Syria’s strong ally, has been giving Damascus military advisory assistance in its countrywide counter-terrorism battles since a foreign-sponsored militancy unleashed in the Arab country in 2011.

The Iranian government has repeatedly said that only the Syrian people can decide the future of their country and the political fate of their leader, whereas Israel and the Western powers, particularly the US, has been insisting for years that Assad must be ousted from power.

Damascus says Israel and its Western and regional allies are aiding Takfiri terrorist groups operating inside the Arab country, while the Tel Aviv regime’s military carries out sporadic strikes against Syrian government forces. The Israeli regime has even set up field hospitals to treat wounded militants evacuated from Syria.

Furthermore, the Syrian army has repeatedly seized huge quantities of Israeli-made weapons and advanced military equipment from the foreign-backed militants inside Syria.


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  1. If the objective is deterrent, which is the stated purpose of nukes, then disclosure and public knowledge is preferred. If covert usage is the objective, then hiding them and non-disclosure of stocks is preferred.

    Refusal of inspections is tantamount to,… the threat to covertly use nukes. That is unacceptable.

  2. We all want PEACE in Syria and Iran and Israel.

    Israels support of ISIS has backfired on them and now they are dealing with Iran in Syria. Russia is doing a great job of convincing Iran to leave Southern Syria.

    Now Israel is causing Iran of having a plan for nuclear weapons that can be activated. The real question is ….does this violate the treaty. I mean lets face it…what country would not give some thought as to what they had to do if the other side broke the treaty. Would they not have a thought or an idea? If the thought is in writing does this violate the agreement?


  4. I don’t think any reasonable person would doubt Israel has nuclear weapons–lots of them, with many different launching platforms available to the state. It should be therefore widely accepted that Israel and not Iran is the existential threat in the region. I get that Trump is gobsmacked by the Jewish state and would rather die than acknowledge this basic truth about Israel, but why does President Putin play the same game and refuse to acknowledge the Israeli threat…unless the possibility, Putin is more in sync with the Jewish state than Trump, is true? In which case, we can expect Putin to join NATO and play neutral when Israel attacks Iran.

  5. given that pin-headed knuckle dragging buffons run Israel, it’s likely that Israel will nuke itself.

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