Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is determined to launch an attack to prevent Iran obtaining nuclear weapons before the presidential election in November.

He believes President Barack Obama would have no choice but to back the Israeli decision in the weeks before he has to face the nation at the polls, according to a report in the Times of Israel.

“From the prime minister’s point of view, the time for action is getting closer,” the newspaper reported influential reporter Alon Ben-David as saying.

Ben-David said Netanyahu would not wait for a meeting with Obama at next month’s meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in New York to decide on a strike on Iran.

“In any case, I doubt Obama could say anything that would convince Netanyahu to delay a possible attack,” he said.

Read More at Newsmax. By Martin Gould.

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