F110520GPOAO13-635x357In an appearance at the Saban Forum here two months ago, US President Barack Obama declared that Iran might be allowed to have a peaceful nuclear program with “modest enrichment” capabilities under a permanent deal. He indicated that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s all-or-nothing demands were unrealistic: “You’ll hear arguments, including potentially from the prime minister, that we can’t accept any enrichment on Iranian soil. Period. Full stop. End of conversation,” said Obama. “In an ideal world,” he said, “Iran would destroy every element and facility, you name it.” But, Obama went on, “We have to be more realistic.” MORE