Netanyahu Warns Israel Has A “Great And Mighty” Strength To Defend Itself

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped up his criticism Wednesday of the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran, telling CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley that the agreement is a “very dangerous deal for the world” and warning that Israel has a “great and mighty” strength to defend itself. “Giving the preeminent terrorist state of our time access to nuclear technology that they will ultimately turn into an arsenal of nuclear weapons and hundreds of billions of dollars to finance their terror machine is bad for everyone,” Netanyahu told Pelley. The Israeli leader said Iran is “the enemy of peace” and the deal – despite the restrictions it places on Tehran’s nuclear program – was “legitimizing their path to a future bomb” within a few years.

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