1. Going Solo?

    Netanyahu: I’d Attack Iran Alone

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on November 4, 2012. AFP PHOTO/POOL/GALI TIBBON        (Photo credit should read GALI TIBBON/AFP/Getty Images)

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    In a shift from the friendlier tactics he’d been using lately, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Israeli television Monday that he is willing to attack Iran's nuclear program without support from the United States or, really, anyone. "When David Ben-Gurion declared the foundation of the state of Israel, was it done with American approval?" Netanyahu asked. However, the aggressive posturing could be just that: it could just be part of a rhetorical campaign to get other countries to put pressure on Iran. But only time will tell.

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