Consensus turns into firm action

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – SOME INTERESTING DEVELOPMENTS are occurring in the Middle East that could see a thawing of relations with Iran and Syria and ultimately a realignment of United States strategic interests in that region.
However, Israel seems perplexed by this change as its arch-rivals are mending fences with the United States. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently aired his grievances at the United Nations General Assembly, urging member states not to believe in what the leadership in Tehran says or does.
He went to the extent of calling Iran’s President Hasan Rohani “deceptive” and more “dangerous” than his hawkish predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. While it may be fair to exercise caution, cold water should not be thrown at these latest efforts.

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