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Former IDF chief: Israel must prepare for possible attack on Iran

Posted By admin On January 26, 2012 @ 9:16 am In Featured Stories,Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

Haaretz and DPA [1]
January 26, 2012

Former IDF chief Gabi Ashkenazi said Thursday that Israel must operate under the radar against Iran, but it should also prepare for a possible strike against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear facilities.

During a lecture at the Institute for National Security Studies, Ashkenazi stressed that Israel’s strategy on Iran must be a combination of several approaches.

“Israel must do all it can under the radar and combine that with paralyzing sanctions, but at the same time keep a reliable military option on the table with the willingness to use it if necessary,” Ashkenazi said.

“When the moment comes I don’t know if we won’t be alone, and for this reason Israel must also rely on itself,” he said.

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[1] Haaretz and DPA: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/former-idf-chief-israel-must-prepare-for-possible-attack-on-iran-1.409349

[2] Don’t attack Iran, urges Israel’s ex-spy chief: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dont-attack-iran-urges-israels-ex-spy-chief.html

[3] IDF chief: Strike on Iran a concrete option: http://www.prisonplanet.com/idf-chief-strike-on-iran-a-concrete-option.html

[4] U.S. and Israel Prepare for Summer Attack On Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-and-israel-prepare-for-summer-attack-on-iran.html

[5] US rejects Israel’s call to attack Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-rejects-israels-call-to-attack-iran.html

[6] Israel not able to attack Iran, ex-IDF chief says: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-not-able-to-attack-iran-ex-idf-chief-says.html

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