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An Obama Visit to Israel Could Stall Iran Attack

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- It has been a tumultuous couple of weeks in the Iran-Israel War, and it hasn’t even started yet.

Over the past few days, Iranian leaders have promised Israel’s coming destruction about half a dozen times, and have gotten so overheated they’ve begun to mix metaphors: There has been much talk about wiping the cancerous tumor of Zionism from the map, and so on. The Iranians’ language has become sufficiently genocidal that even the secretary general of the United Nations, not generally known as a hotbed of Zionist feeling, said he was “dismayed by the remarks threatening Israel’s existence.”