Thursday, December 11, 2008

Obama to offer Israel "nuclear umbrella"

U.S. President-elect Barack Obama plans to offer Israel a strategic pact designed to fend off any nuclear attack on the Jewish state by Iran, an Israeli newspaper reported on Thursday.

Quoting an unnamed American source close to Obama's administration, the Haaretz daily said Washington would pledge under the proposed "nuclear umbrella" to respond to any Iranian nuclear strike against Israel with a U.S. retaliation in kind...

Read more Obama to offer Israel "nuclear umbrella" - newspaper

Source: the star online

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