A New Year’s Day “Insider Report” dispatch from Newsmax.com quotes Israeli military intelligence chief Aharon Zeevi speaking about the world’s reluctance to confront a soon-to-be-nuclear Iran:

“‘I had meetings with senior officials in Europe,’ he told Uri Dan. ‘And their position is, why should we fear Iran’s nuclear weapons? After all, we lived under the nuclear threat after World War II.

“‘And besides, either you or the Americans will solve the problem.’”