If Iran ‘messes with Israel,’ President Obama says he’ll come to Israel’s defense. But it was Obama’s taking a credible military threat off the table that led to his compromised deal with Iran to begin with.
“Trust me,” President Obama in effect says to Israel in light of his flawed deal with Iran. It’s flawed because it violates Obama’s own goals going in. That was when sanctions were first imposed — when the goal was to close down Iran’s nuclear program. Everyone knew that wouldn’t happen without a credible military threat.
Obama shifted the goal posts.