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48 former generals, admirals call for US to arm Israel against nuclear Iran

JINSA reissued the letter with four additional former military leaders as signatories.

Centrifuges at the Iran nuclear energy exhibition in the Islamic Revolution and Holy Defense Museum in Tehran, 2018. Credit: Maps/Shutterstock.
Centrifuges at the Iran nuclear energy exhibition in the Islamic Revolution and Holy Defense Museum in Tehran, 2018. Credit: Maps/Shutterstock.

A month after the Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) issued a letter signed by 44 retired U.S. generals and admirals that called on the United States to arm Israel against the threat of a nuclear Iran, the entity reissued the text with four new signatories.

The updated letter, which also appeared in The Hill, urges: “To confront this pressing high-priority threat, the United States should immediately provide Israel with the advanced weapons it needs to deter and prevent a nuclear Iran.”

On April 18, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi proclaimed his desire to “destroy Haifa and Tel Aviv” should Israel take even the “smallest action” against the Islamic regime.

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