Joint US-Israel drill called off by Netanyahu, to Washington’s surprise

If the Saudi’s have already been disgusted by the current US administration, this should not come as a surprise. The White House is either completely incompetent, or by purposeful design leveraging the act of doing nothing in order to prompt Israel into striking Iran as time is running out and the level of danger increases.

DEBKAfile’s sources report that Netanyahu decided on this extreme course after careful consideration when he judged the Obama administration’s resolve to preempt a nuclear Iran to be flagging, as indicated by four omissions:

1. Washington has taken no action against Iran’s capture of the RQ-170 stealth drone on Dec. 4 more than a month after the event, and not even pressed President Obama’s demand of Dec. 12 for the drone’s return.

Tehran, for its part, continues to make hay from the event: This week, our Iranian sources report, the Islamic Republic circulated a new computer game called “Down the RQ-170.”  Players assemble the drone from the components shown on their screens and then launch it for attacks on America.

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