Former CIA Officer: Israel & Saudi Arabia Need To Drag US Into Struggle With Iran

An ex CIA officer claims that Saudi Arabia and Israel need to drag america into conflict with Iran.

Philip Giraldi, a former American counter-terrorism specialist and navy intelligence officer for the CIA says Israel and Saudi Arabia should not able to defeat Iran which is why they’re making an attempt to attract the US right into a conflict towards the Islamic Republic.

Press TV stories :  Giraldi made the remarks in an article headlined Saudi Arabia and Israel Know They Cannot Defeat Iran, Want to Drag the US into an Uncontainable War printed on Monday.

“Each Saudi Arabia and Israel know they can’t defeat Iran,” Giraldi wrote, “with out the lively participation of america.”

“That might require shaping the “menace” narrative to start out with a sequence of comparatively minor navy actions that seem defensive or non-controversial to attract america in with out actually showing to take action,” he added.

“American involvement can be towards Washington’s personal pursuits within the area however it will serve Saudi and Israeli aims, notably if the scenario is inherently unstable and is allowed to escalate,” he warned.

“Each the Saudis and, extra notably, the Israelis have highly effective lobbies in Washington that may push a pleasant Congress for elevated US involvement and the Iranophobic mainstream media is more likely to be equally constructive in serving to to form the arguments for American engagement,” the knowledgeable noticed.

Giraldi predicted that “the escalation can be beginning in Lebanon, the place the resignation of Prime Minister al-Hariri has created a believable instability that may be exploited by Israel supported by heavy strain from the Saudis to harden the Lebanese authorities line towards Hezbollah.”

Throughout a go to to Saudi Arabia earlier this month, Hariri introduced his resignation. The announcement is broadly seen to have been made beneath Saudi affect. Lebanese President Michel Aoun has refused to formally contemplate Hariri’s resignation, saying he has to return first.

Lebanese authorities officers additionally stated they believed Hariri was “being held” in Saudi Arabia towards his will, and signaled that his resignation had not been voluntary.

Final week, Saudi Arabia escalated its threats towards Iran, saying there can be a response “within the applicable time and method,” following a missile strike from neighboring Yemen, which has been beneath a nonstop bombardment marketing campaign by a Saudi-led coalition for over two and a half years.