CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Mocks Netanyahu Speech As ‘Strangelovian,’ ‘Dystopian’ [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter
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CNN International host Christiane Amanpour panned Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before Congress, saying it was “dark” and “Strangelovian” in how in played up the Iranian nuclear threat.

“It was a very dark, Strangelovian speech painting a picture of a really dystopian world,” she said, “raising the specter of a genocidal nation, a genocidal regime spraying nuclear weapons to annihilate the whole world and the whole region.” (RELATED: Christiane Amanpour’s Biased Reporting Causes A Backlash)

“Now, obviously many people are very concerned about Iran,” said Amanpour, who is herself ethnically Iranian and spent her childhood in Iran. “And there is a deep lack of trust. But surely the same was said of the Soviet Union all those years ago. And so the idea presumably that the United States and its allies have is to have some enforceable arms control.”

“Prime Minister Netanyahu has said, hold out for a better deal. Well everybody would like to see a better deal eventually. But the question is, when and how you get there. Is it immediately or is it step by step?” (VIDEO: Paul Ryan: Obama Made ‘Huge Mistake’ By ‘Dissing’ Netanyahu)

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