For the past 27 years, Israel has been trying to free Jonathan Pollard, a civilian American Naval intelligence Analyst. Both US and Israel have kept him under a plea agreement. Years back, Jonathan found out about an undeclared intelligence embargo continuing in US under which Israel was not given information regarding vital information about Syrian, Iraqi, Libyan and Iranian nuclear weapons/ capabilities. Under ideological sense, Jonathan felt it was his prime duty to deliver these vital informations to his country that granted him citizenship later in 1995. But he had to pay a huge price for it. He still suffers life sentence as has become another abstract demand for Israeli PM Netanyahu.
Benjamin Netanyahu, who still waits a response from Obama administration understands that US can not be considered 'ignorant' or pressurized by Israel. But for the past months, both these political leaders have been going through a rift. The tension between them became clearer when US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta disclosed the plans of Israel to attack Iran by this Spring. In a quite intelligent manner, Netanyahu has shifted the entire focus of Israel's concern from Palestine to Iran. He wants US to start the war as America leads in terms of weapons, ballistic missiles, grenades and of course, nuclear power. That is exactly why Netanyahu is more concerned of destroying Iran's nuclear 'capability' rather than its intentions. Israeli leaders want to operate a unilateral military action against Iran, perhaps, not involving prior information to US.
"Iran and IAEA'
Currently, Iran, like other countries, eg- Brazil, Japan, Argentina does have a right to enrich uranium under the NPT signatory. Under the IAEA scrutiny, Tehran needs to be transparent about its experiments and once it satisfies IAEA, it can enrich Uranium and follow the peaceful fuel cycle nuclear energy programme. In spite of knowing all of this, Israel is threatened that Iran aims to wipe out Israel from the world's mark, as Iranian President had once confessed. President Ahmedanijad does not even accept that Holocaust under Hitler ever happened in world's history and literally loathes the entire 'Zionist identity'. Though, Ayatollah Khameini, the Supreme Leader continues to state that having nuclear power is a sin and non-Islamic, at the end of the day, he has the power to operate them.
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