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Israel 'cannot ignore' nuclear threat from Iran
Knesset member tells U.S. radio host inaction would be 'immoral'
Posted: November 13, 2011
8:00 pm Eastern
By Drew Zahn
Danny Danon, the deputy speaker of Israel's Knesset and member of
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political party, told a U.S.
radio host the world "cannot ignore" the growing threat of a
"We'd better wake up," Danon said when asked about a United
Nations report concluding Iran is likely building an illicit
nuclear program. "People in Washington and Europe don't understand
the severity of the threat."
Danon was speaking to Aaron Klein, WND's Jerusalem bureau chief,
on New York City's WABC Radio during today's "Aaron Klein
Danon insisted the world only has two legitimate options for
dealing with Iran, either "real, crippling sanctions" or "military
"The third option, to ignore what's happening in Iran," he said,
"would be irresponsible and immoral."
Danon further stressed that not only Israel, but the entire world,
is threatened by a nuclear-armed Iran, especially considering the
nation's ties to organized terror.
"If Iran becomes nuclear," he said, "no one can tell where the
first bomb will be used, whether it be in the Port of San Diego or
the City of Tel Aviv."