Can Israel rely on the West vs Iran? Jerusalem Studio 755

In 1981 and 2007, Israel acted alone against Arab nuclear efforts. The strikes at the Iraqi and Syrian reactors were undertaken out of the blue and their limited nature helped convince Saddam Hussein and Bashar al-Assad to abstain from retaliation.
This is not expected to be the case if Israel decides to send its Air Force to take out the Iranian nuclear infrastructure. War is certain to ensue and spread to the Israeli rear, as well as to Gulf countries allied with the West.
So if the task is beyond Israel’s means, can it trust friendly countries, headed by the United States, to help it defend against an Iranian response?
- Jonathan Hessen, Host.
- Amir Oren, Editor at Large, Host of Watchmen Talk and Powers in Play.
- Amb. Danny Ayalon, Co-host TV7 Middle East Review, Powers-in-Play Panelist, NYU Lecturer, former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister and Ambassador to the US.
- Mr. Robert Silverman, Lecturer at Shalem College and Former President of the American Foreign Service Association.

  • Published: March 10, 2023
  • Duration: 28 min

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