Rep. Mike Waltz (R-Fla.) mentioned Tuesday the Biden administration should “reverse course” on its Iran coverage to assist Israel after its warfare with Palestinian militant group Hamas is over.
“Israel is simply going to be mowing the grass in Gaza,” Waltz advised Fox Information anchor Bret Baier. “It’s going to develop again, terrorism goes to come back again so long as Iran is flush with money.”
“The most important factor the administration might do to assist Israel, is do a 180, reverse-course on its Iran coverage, return to most strain and dry up their coffers which are fueling terrorism throughout the area,” Waltz continued.
Iran has proven assist for Hamas amid its warfare with U.S. ally Israel and has long-funded the group.
Fears of a wider Center East battle have been rising not too long ago. On Monday, an Israeli strike in Syria killed a senior Iranian officer, leading to Iran vowing to retaliate for the strike.
“Tel Aviv is ready for a tricky countdown,” mentioned Iran’s Overseas Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian in a publish on X, the platform previously generally known as Twitter.
After three U.S. service members have been wounded in an assault on Erbil Air Base by an Iran-backed militia group on Christmas Day, President Biden ordered strikes on places in Iraq.
“President Biden was instantly briefed on the assault this morning, and he ordered the Division of Protection to organize response choices in opposition to these accountable. These choices have been then offered to the President throughout a name this afternoon with Secretary of Protection Austin and members of the President’s nationwide safety crew,” mentioned Nationwide Safety Council spokesperson Adrienne Watson in a Monday assertion.
“Throughout that decision, the President directed strikes in opposition to three places utilized by Kataib Hezbollah and affiliated teams centered particularly on unmanned aerial drone actions,” the assertion continued.
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