1. NUCLEAR

    Netanyahu Urges ‘Red Line’ on Iran

    Iran could be six to seven months away from being able to build nuclear weapons, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday on NBC’s Meet the Press. Netanyahu has been making similar pronouncements in recent months, urging the United States to be willing to take military action should the Islamic Republic achieve the capability to construct a nuclear bomb. “You have to place that red line before them now, before it’s too late,” Netanyahu said Sunday. President Obama and Netanyahu have publicly locked horns on the issue, and the Israeli leader’s decision to make his case directly to the American people is an unusual one.

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