The news is not the news. What you are seeing on the tube on the nets is not necessarily the truth. That's a shocker, huh? Today's propaganda blitz came courtesy of Israel's Bibi Netanyahu. In a carefully staged managed presentation, Bibi one upped Colin Powell's lamentable lie fest before the UN Security Council in January 2003. While Powell's mission back then was to get the world in line for an unprovoked, illegal attack on Iraq using the false guise of weapon's of mass destruction, Bibi's task was less audacious and far more manageable--Give Donald Trump ammunition for ending the multilateral agreement with Iran. In other words, put the Iran agreement in the shitter.
Trump has been looking for an excuse to ditch the accord, which was negotiated under the watch of his predecessor. He was blocked during the first year of his Presidency by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and National Security Advisor McMaster. They are gone now. Replaced by the more strident and hawkish Mike Pompeo and John Bolton.
Here's how the Israel friendly media played Netanyahu's performance: