February 27, 2015

Obama Aides Said to Undermine Netanyahu to Win Iran Nuclear Deal

Source: Bloomberg

The Obama administration is taking an unusually hard line against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to try to diminish his influence on nuclear talks with Iran and hurt his standing at home, a U.S. official said.

That approach is part political and part strategic. President Barack Obama and his team don’t care for Netanyahu, and they’d like to weaken him to help parties to the political left of his Likud Party in his March 17 re-election bid.

Read the full article at Bloomberg.


  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Former Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is the former Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expe...