“I think they have made the decision to attack, it is going to happen.”
That was the word from an unnamed top Israeli official, familiar with the ongoing conversation, in comments to Reuters. The debate within Israel over the attack, which reached a fevered pace just weeks ago, has come to a virtual halt, and the new coalition government has stopped talking about the upcoming war in public, apparently satisfied that they have won the argument.
By a vote of 299-120, legislators on Friday passed the sweeping legislation, which sets out a total of $642.5bn in military expenditures for the coming fiscal year.
According to a section of the National Defence Authorisation Act, "It shall be the policy of the United States to take all necessary measures, including military action if required, to prevent Iran from threatening the United States, its allies or Iran's neighbours with a nuclear weapon."
-- If you think about it in this light... What do you do when the markets are beginning to collapse again with potential chaos being unleashed everywhere? Start a war. -- JB, Managing Editor