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Five Israeli tourists in Bulgaria killed by a homicide Obama Israel blames Hezbollah which is backed by Iran.
So -- will Israel's responsibility.
Joining us now is Speedo.
Thank you for having me you cannot tell me walks Israel's response will be ten.
Well you know our job is to protect our citizens all over the world -- in the midst of this.
Iranian onslaught that did not start in Bulgaria that started.
A years ago while only in the last several months we had to defend ourselves and no less than six different nations and find different continents in Azerbaijan in India in Thailand and Cyprus only last week.
So we know what we're up against and we are determined to protect us have -- it now can you characterize your response in some way.
Will it be swift.
Will it be Miller training.
Will be secrets.
Can -- in any -- tell me what might happen joke this is not about Israel verses -- wrong.
It's about the west vs Iran Iran.
Is a that number one investigator of violence all over the world you can find their fingerprints and footprints all over the world from Latin America from North Africa in the Middle East you.
That picking on you it's not so much about what we do in their lives what.
Threatens them is what we stand for and in that context United States.
Israel and the west are all bundled in the same basket in the eyes of the -- it's not what we do it's what we stand for.
That bothers them and threatens them.
Do you think they went after Israeli tourists in Bulgaria went after -- all citizens specifically to provoke you.
Because Iran is losing in Syria its primary ally it's losing battle.
Is suffering from sanctions he needs to may be provoke some action from you all from America is that why they didn't happen this time.
Look I wouldn't.
Invest too much energy.
To try and then identify rationale behind what the Iranians are doing we know that since the late seventies there are determined to export the Islamic revolution it's all about their regional hegemony it's all about the regional influence.
Israel is only one part of this -- -- Puzzle but we have to understand that in the case of Israel.
You know you have the bigger question and it and that is the question of Iran's aspiration to turn into turned themselves into a nuclear power.
We think that this should be of concern to the entire and to announce that moments away millions of -- Most official point of view of Israeli them.
We'll be official point of view is that time is of the essence give no time -- -- -- -- home -- months and they get a bomb and yes well I can tell you exactly when.
The -- -- are going to get the reached a point of military nuclear capabilities but this is really not the question -- Longer as they have the motivation -- get there.
The operational capabilities to do it and they have the opportunity to use it that's a recipe for disaster and we call on the entire international community.
To do something to David and will Los Angeles book if you wrecked their economy you -- -- -- books we believe.
That would ultimately will work is.
An element that has two components -- first is.
Crippling -- -- serious real economic sanctions and that we grateful for the United States have taken the lead on this issue.
And we do believe that the sanctions -- working we we need we need to see more that.
But at the same time.
We have to make sure that there is any credible.
Military threat on the table why doesn't have to be credible -- -- the Iranians.
Are not convinced that the free world is willing and able to strike.
They're not gonna change do you think you've got credible military threat with the backing of President Obama will we know who worked in the past the only time -- you -- you think you've got it.
consul general do you think you've got a full military backing of I president noticed I can tell you that Israel and the United States -- working very closely.
On this issue we -- on the same page.
The level the depth and the scope of the cooperation between the two secure security establishments is unprecedented.
On this issue as well.
consul general we thank you very much for being with residents thank you for having me -- my consists -- we place.
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