Tensions Heat Up Between Israel & Iran
- Duration 2:20
- Date Sep 17, 2012
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What is the reaction to the prime minister's comments over there in Israel.
Well we've heard from the former chief of Israel's intelligence service who -- a preemptive strike against Iran would be reckless and irresponsible but for the most part.
The government it's quiet here because offices are closed in observance of Rosh Hashanah the Jewish.
New year the streets are virtually empty but of course is -- in here in this tough talk from the prime minister for weeks now.
And he seems to be growing.
More and more defiant yesterday he said that Israel has the right to act to defend itself.
But it watch the US and President Obama to draw that red line in the sand he -- Iran to the militants storming US embassies across the Middle East.
And northern Africa and Europe he says are running and are fanatics.
Within six months they'll have 90% of the enriched uranium necessary for an atom bomb so.
Netanyahu says he may not wait until November to see what happens.
I'm not going to be drawn into the American election and what's got in mind.
My statements -- is not the American political calendar but do you -- nuclear calendar.
Well the critics say that the prime minister is in fact.
Involved in US election and wants to see Mitt Romney when the White House Heather.
Correct it tell us about this -- -- is now responding to this what are they saying.
Absolutely the commander of Iran's revolutionary guard responding with tough talk of his own saying that.
Iran -- mother Israel -- missiles if it tries to attack Iran.
He says that he had an arsenal unclear including -- she -- missiles capable of striking every inch of Israeli territory.
Iran says that militants in Lebanon and Gaza will launch strikes across its borders -- Israel and it threatens now to block the Strait of Hormuz to disrupt oil shipments.
And also attacked US military bases in the region but Netanyahu says.
It would be more dangerous not to act.
They're in the red zone.
You know there in the last twenty yards and you kind of look tomorrow.
-- -- -- -- a couple of them score a touchdown because that would have.
It's unbelievable consequences grievous consequences.
Perhaps coincidentally or not the British and US -- are holding war games in the Persian gulf for the next couple of weeks --