September 27th, 2012
09:56 PM ET

Israel's Netanyahu draws a clear red line on Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu draws a red line, literally, for Iran. CNN's Erin Burnett talks to Iranian-American journalist, Hooman Majd about Israel's claims against Iran's nuclear program. Do they add up?

OutFront tonight: Hooman Majd, author of The Ayatollahs' Democracy & The Ayatollah Begs to Differ.

Netanyahu asks U.N. to draw 'red line' on Iran's nuclear bomb plans

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exhorted the United Nations General Assembly Thursday to draw "a clear red line" to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

In a theatrical gesture, Netanyahu held up a cartoon-like drawing of a spherical bomb and drew a red line below the fuse.

"It's not a question of whether Iran will get the bomb. The question is at what stage can we stop Iran from getting the bomb," said Netanyahu, who also accused Iran of aggression.

"I ask, given this record of Iranian aggression without nuclear weapons, just imagine Iranian aggression with nuclear weapons," the Israeli prime minister said. "Who among you would feel safe in the Middle East? Who would be safe in Europe? Who would be safe in America? Who would be safe anywhere?"


Filed under: International • Iran • Israel • United Nations
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  1. Fed Up With Media Bias and propaganda slingers

    Thank Goodness!, finally the Reporters at CNN have had the blinders removed from your reporting when it comes to "asking" and "reporting" " the tough questions directed towards the obviously responsible parties in regards to the horrible terror twhich was bestowed upon our US Ambass. and 3 other Americans!!.
    it is sickening to think about the failed leadership and the lack of responsibility and/or honesty that has been owned up to for this?!, no not at all.. just cover it up. I tell you, the only security that Pres. Obama, and his administration was concerned about for Americans was, and is "Job security-Theirs!
    "4 more years- Obama and his " pass the buck and lack of security or vision administration!! .
    Thank Goodness you guys are finally seeing the truth behind the glitz and the entertainer!!! there is Hope for America after all!. good work.

    September 28, 2012 at 7:35 pm | Reply

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