Joe Biden has vowed that US commitment to defend Israel against Iran was “ironclad” as concerns rose in Washington that a “significant” Iranian strike could happen within days, in retaliation for the bombing of an Iranian consular building in Damascus.

“We also want to address the Iranian threat to launch a significant – they’re threatening to launch a significant attack in Israel,” Biden said. “As I told Prime Minister Netanyahu, our commitment to Israel’s security against these threats from Iran and its proxies is ironclad. Let me say it again, ironclad. We’re gonna do all we can to protect Israel’s security.”

  • livus
    163 months ago

    Well looks like Israel’s strategy of hastily bombing nearby countries has paid off.

    • @WhatAmLemmy
      73 months ago

      It’s like a mafioso protecting their child. They may disapprove of the childs rogue actions, but they’ll commit whatever crimes necessary to protect them.

      They may also encourage/direct the child to commit crimes, but publicly disapprove. “Here’s billions of dollars of weapons, but don’t go and do a genocide (wink wink)”.