March 11, 2014 - 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:
“A picture is worth a thousand words.”
That’s how I felt seeing pictures of deadly weapons bound
for Hamas-ruled Gaza.
Fortunately, they were seized by Israel’s navy en route.
The weapons included 40 missiles capable of striking most of
Israel, plus 180 mortar shells and 400,000 rounds of rifle ammunition.
And where did they come from?
Iran, though Iranian leaders claim the whole thing is a
Iran is the same country the U.S. and other world powers are
negotiating with to stop its nuclear program.
But if Iran supports terrorist groups like Hamas and
brazenly lies about it, how are we supposed to believe what they say about
As Israel’s prime minister noted, “Before it’s too late, the
world must awake from the illusion it’s currently in and prevent Iran from achieving
the capability to develop nuclear weapons.”
How right he is!
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This is David Harris of AJC.