Gantz Warns Israel Must Act Immediately Against Iran

Israel’s Defense Minister, Benny Gantz, warned that Israel must act immediately against Iran. His warning comes after a ship managed by an Israeli-owned company was struck by a drone sent by Iran earlier this month. Gantz described the attack on the Mercer Street oil tanker as a major escalation by Iran. Two crewmen were killed in the strike.

I believe Gantz is right to do this. This was a planned attack from Iran sending a message to Israel just as Iran’s new president, Ebrahim Raisi, will take office. Raisi is called the “Butcher of Tehran.” He opposes Israel. He hates the Iran nuclear deal. He does not like America at all. So Raisi is letting the world know that there’s a new sheriff in Tehran and Gantz is right to speak out against this and to put Israel on notice that there could be higher threats in the future.

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