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‘Security officials oppose Iran strike’

Posted By admin On May 31, 2012 @ 8:26 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Attila Somfalvi
YNet [1]
May 31, 2012

The majority of Israel’s defense chiefs are against a military strike in Iran at this time, Ynet has learned.

Although officially, Israel’s stance on the matter is that all options are viable, political sources told Ynet on Wednesday that IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen Benny Gantz, Mossad Chief Tamir Pardo and several top section chiefs in the Mossad are against a strike at this time.

Such opposition has been noted within Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s special nine-minister security forum.

Netanyahu, Defense Minister Ehud Barak and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman support an attack on Tehran’s nuclear facilities, but Vice Premier Moshe Yaalon, Kadima Chairman Shaul Mofaz and ministers Dan Meridor, Benny Begin, Eli Yishai and Yuval Steinitz are against it.

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[1] YNet: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4236477,00.html

[2] Is Benjamin Netanyahu bluffing on Iran strike?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/is-benjamin-netanyahu-bluffing-on-iran-strike.html

[3] Gantz: IDF and other armies ready to strike Iran’s nuclear capabilities: http://www.prisonplanet.com/gantz-idf-and-other-armies-ready-to-strike-iran%e2%80%99s-nuclear-capabilities.html

[4] Israeli generals, intel officials oppose attack on Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israeli-generals-intel-officials-oppose-attack-on-iran.html

[5] PM: Political echelon will decide if we strike Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/pm-political-echelon-will-decide-if-we-strike-iran.html

[6] In Israel, U.K. Officials Warn Against Unilateral Attack on Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/in-israel-u-k-officials-warn-against-unilateral-attack-on-iran.html

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