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U.S. and Israel Prepare for Summer Attack On Iran
Posted By adans On May 4, 2013 @ 10:42 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled
May 4, 2013
The Journal reported that senior U.S. officials showed the Israelis a secret Air Force video showing a test of an earlier version of the bomb. The show-and-tell is described as an attempt to convince Israel to hold off on a unilateral attack on Iranian nuclear installations.
Haaretz  reports that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has assured the Israelis that the U.S. will consider military options against Iran following the country’s summer elections. The Journal reports that an understanding was reached on action against Iran during Hagel’s recent visit to Israel. It is said both countries will conduct a “joint situation assessment” following the Iranian elections and if diplomatic efforts are ruled out discussions on military action will be considered.
Iran’s election will not determine the outcome of Iran’s nuclear program, so the assessment appears pointless. “Bizarre, to say the least, because Iran’s president has limited power over the nation’s civilian nuclear program, and even less on the P5+1 negotiations. Rather, while Ahmadinejad’s rhetoric is often cited as an excuse for war, his actual ability to implement changes in Iranian policy is comparatively minimal,” writes Jason Ditz .
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URLs in this post:
 The Wall Street Journal: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324582004578459170138890756.html
 Haaretz: http://www.haaretz.com/hagel-to-israel-military-option-will-be-considered-after-iranian-elections-1.519063
 Jason Ditz: http://news.antiwar.com/2013/05/03/hagel-to-israel-attacking-iran-will-be-considered-after-june-vote/
 Netanyahu ‘determined to attack Iran’ before US elections, claims Israel’s Channel 10: http://www.prisonplanet.com/netanyahu-%e2%80%98determined-to-attack-iran%e2%80%99-before-us-elections-claims-israel%e2%80%99s-channel-10.html
 Israel to delay strike on Iran until after US elections?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-to-delay-strike-on-iran-until-after-us-elections.html
 Senior American Official: Israel Has Already Decided to Attack Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senior-american-official-israel-has-already-decided-to-attack-iran.html
 Former IDF chief: Israel must prepare for possible attack on Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/former-idf-chief-israel-must-prepare-for-possible-attack-on-iran.html
 US warns Israel against attack on Iran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-warns-israel-against-attack-on-iran.html
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