“An Iranian nuclear weapon could fall into the hands of a terrorist organization.”

Posted on March 04, 2012 in Campaign Statements

"Let's begin with a basic truth that you all understand: no Israeli government can tolerate a nuclear weapon in the hands of a regime that denies the Holocaust, threatens to wipe Israel off the map, and sponsors terrorist groups committed to Israel's destruction. And so I understand the profound historical obligation that weighs on the shoulders of Bibi Netanyahu, Ehud Barak, and all of Israel's leaders.A nuclear-armed Iran is completely counter to Israel's security interests. But it is also counter to the national security interests of the United States. Indeed, the entire world has an interest in preventing Iran from...

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“When the chips are down, I have Israel’s back.”

Posted on March 04, 2012 in Campaign Statements

"When the chips are down, I have Israel's back. And remember that the U.S.-Israel relationship is simply too important to be distorted by partisan politics. America's national security is too important. Israel's security is too important."

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“I have kept my commitments to the state of Israel.”

Posted on March 04, 2012 in Campaign Statements

"Because of AIPAC's effectiveness in carrying out its mission, you can expect that over the next few days, you will hear many fine words from elected officials describing their commitment to the U.S.-Israel relationship. But as you examine my commitment, you don't just have to count on my words. You can look at my deeds. Because over the last three years, as President of the United States, I have kept my commitments to the state of Israel. At every crucial juncture – at every fork in the road – we have been there for Israel. Every single time."

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“Hopefully we see a transition…”

Posted on February 06, 2012 in Campaign Statements

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“We have been relentless in sending a messafe that is was time for Assad to go.”

Posted on February 06, 2012 in Campaign Statements

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“The only way over the long term…is by getting them to understand it’s not in their interest.”

Posted on February 06, 2012 in Campaign Statements

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“Any kind of additional military activity inside the Gulf is disruptive.”

Posted on February 06, 2012 in Campaign Statements

“Any kind of additional military activity inside the Gulf is disruptive and has a big effect on us. It could have a big effect on oil prices, we've still got troops in Afghanistan, which borders Iran, and so our preferred solution here is diplomatic...We're going to do everything we can to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon and creating an arms race - a nuclear arms race - in a volatile region.”

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“We are going to be sure that we work in lockstep.”

Posted on February 06, 2012 in Campaign Statements

"I will say that we have closer military and intelligence consultation between our two countries than we've ever had.  We are going to be sure that we work in lockstep as we proceed to try to solve this -- hopefully diplomatically."

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“[There is] the closest military cooperation between our two countries in history.”

Posted on January 24, 2012 in Campaign Statements

“The renewal of American leadership can be felt across the globe. Our oldest alliances in Europe and Asia are stronger than ever. Our ties to the Americas are deeper. Our ironclad commitment—and I mean ironclad—to Israel's security has meant the closest military cooperation between our two countries in history.”

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“If Iran…meets its obligations, it can rejoin the community of nations.”

Posted on January 24, 2012 in Campaign Statements

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