Madison Ruppert/End the Lie
If anyone was still unsure about the fact that Iran has not so much as made the call to begin developing a nuclear weapon – which has already been confirmed by U.S. intelligence agencies and U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta himself (twice) – Israeli Defense Force Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Benny Gantz drove the point home once again.
In an interview with Israeli news outlet Haaretz, Gantz made some quite surprising statements, including pointing out exactly what I have been saying for months, “the Iranian leadership is composed of very rational people.”
The obvious conclusion to be drawn from this is that the Iranian leadership is not by any means insane or suicidal enough to either develop a nuclear weapon or use it against anyone, especially Israel.
The statements from Gantz were, in my opinion, somewhat shocking seeing as he is the same individual who previously hinted at Israeli involvement in the abnormal number of beneficial “accidents” which seem to perpetually plague the Iranian nuclear program.
That being said, Gantz of course fell back on some of the typical baseless accusations which Israeli and American leaders regularly level at Iran.
These tired claims surround, of course, that Iran might use Hezbollah and Islamic Jihad to attack Israel when in reality it is Israel who is utilizing terrorists against Iran as confirmed by anonymous U.S. officials last year.
Yet compared to the rhetoric of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Gantz is incredibly subdued in his statements, evidenced by Haaretz pointing out, “His language is far from the dramatic rhetoric of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and is usually free of the Holocaust comparisons of which Israeli politicians are so fond.”