February 23rd, 2012
08:28 PM ET

Rudy Giuliani on the threat of a nuclear Iran: "it's real"

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani said of the threat of a nuclear Iran "it's real" in an interview with CNN's Erin Burnett. Giuliani, who said President Obama has lost all influence to contain Iran as it works toward a nuclear program, accused Obama of "giving away all leverage."

Giuliani said a threat of military strikes on nuclear facilities–combined with aggressive sanctions–would have a far better chance of keeping the weapons away from Iran.


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  1. sosolly

    What the hell does this jerk know? he was in charge of the city that got hit by the Saudis and pranced around like he was King Kong going up the empire state building. He is a typical Republican and only says things that his hypocritical buddies like to hear. Why didn't he foresee the airplanes that bombed his city if he knows so much? he likes to place blame on Obama and that is O.K., but he should accept the blame for getting bombed as well. What goes around comes around.

    March 13, 2012 at 10:08 pm | Reply
  2. Mike

    That's right rudy, empty threats against an unstable middle east country has really worked out well for us in the past. Threats are what got us into Iraq, threats are what will get us into Iran as well... You think Iran is going to roll over for us? I would doubt that.

    March 1, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Reply
  3. Greg

    I think much of his comments were irresponsible.

    February 26, 2012 at 1:35 am | Reply
  4. Kevin Katovic

    This is some strong words saying your going to bomb another country. I cant see making that threat, it seems so silly the threat of nuclear war in itself. If their was a nuclear war it would end life as we know it for millions and it seems far fetched that with all humanity has learned that we would end our race in a matter of months.


    February 23, 2012 at 11:47 pm | Reply

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