The politicians all agree — and they are all wrong

Israel’s political leaders seem to agree on very little these days. But one thing does unite nearly all of them, which sounds good until you realize that they are all wrong.

I’m referring to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — better known as the Iran nuclear deal — which was signed three and half years ago. Nearly all of Israel’s political parties agree that this deal is bad for Israel, will not stop the Iran nuclear arms programme, and should be scrapped.

In general, they are all grateful to US President Donald Trump for the steps he has taken to bring an end to the deal. Even politicians who don’t particularly like Trump think he’s done Israel (and the world) a service by trying to bring an end to the JCPOA.

Read the rest of this blog on The Times of Israel.

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