Israel delivers ultimatum to Barack Obama on Iran’s nuclear plans

The Telegraph:

 At Monday’s meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama the Israeli prime minister will deliver a stark warning, reports Adrian Blomfield in Jerusalem

Iranaian Shahab-3 ballistic missile

Last year Iran test-fired surface-to-surface missiles capable of reaching Israel Photo: EPA
Adrian Blomfield

By , in Jerusalem

8:31PM GMT 03 Mar 2012

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Their relationship, almost from the outset, has been frostier than not, a mutual antipathy palpable in many of their previous encounters.

Two years ago, Barack Obama reportedly left Benjamin Netanyahu to kick his heels in a White House anteroom, a snub delivered to show the president’s irritation over Israel’s settlement policy in the West Bank. In May, the Israeli prime minister struck back, publicly scolding his purse-lipped host for the borders he proposed of a future Palestinian state.

When the two men meet in Washington on Monday, Mr Obama will find his guest once more at his most combative. But this time, perhaps as never before, it is the Israeli who has the upper hand.

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