Iran, Hezbollah and Assad get the message.
“We thought perhaps we could convince Iran — itself a victim of Saddam Hussein’s monstrous chemical weapons attacks in 1987-1988 — to cast loose a regime that was gassing it’s people”
Israel still must decide how to deal with Iran, he said, “now with less time, when the decision is between bad and worse.”
The simplest solution to a hostage crisis in the region is to take someone else hostage. If the US understood this better, the Iranian hostage crisis would have been over in a week.