|Vice President Biden’s Stirring Remarks|
AJC national radio message
March 5, 2013 - New York – The AJC weekly radio messages are broadcast on the CBS radio network, before The Osgood File. All AJC radio commentaries since 2001 are available at www.ajc.org/radiocommentary.
The full text of this week's commentary follows:
President Joe Biden gave an important speech on the Middle East this week.
Here are a
reaffirm our commitment to the State of Israel… It’s not only a longstanding,
moral commitment, it’s a strategic commitment. An independent Israel, secure in
its own borders… is in the practical, strategic interests of the United States
of America … If there weren’t an Israel, we’d have to invent one.”
On Iran, the
vice president did not mince words:
only in Israel’s interest that Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it’s in
the interest of the U.S.… As a matter of fact, it’s in the interest of the
entire world… Our commitment is to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear
weapon. Period. End of discussion… Big nations can’t bluff… And Pres. Obama is
At AJC, we
applaud Vice President Biden’s stirring remarks.
Visit us at
ajc.org. Like us on facebook.com/ajcglobal.
David Harris of AJC.Date: 3/5/2013 12:00:00 AM