Skip to comments.Mofaz: Israel will attack Iran if it continues nuclear weapons development
Posted on 06/06/2008 2:55:32 AM PDT by HAL9000
Israel will attack Iran if it continues with its nuclear program, Transportation Minister Shaul Mofaz was quoted as saying Friday.
"If Iran will continue with its plan to develop nuclear weapons, we will attack it," Mofaz told Yediot Ahronot.
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Well, it seems like a clear, to the point statement.
This Shi’ite hits the fan. I don’t think there is any room for interpretation in that Statement. The Mullah’s days are counted.
I think it’s pretty neat that in Israel even the Transportation minister is a Hawk :0)
That gets the talking out of the way.
Exactly...logistics and many underground sites. Now we could hit every site in a day and a half with conventional weapons but will we?
Historically they've always found a way to do what they had to. I'm just concerned about their recent actions don't seem to have the same outside the box approach. We haven't helped by constantly interfering in every confrontation.
A one sortie mission to Entebbe or a one pass strike on neighboring Syria isn't anything similar to what would be required to do Iran.
Israel is good, but not magical.
They had no problem taking out Iraq's nukes a couple decades ago. But for this one they'll probably need for us to look the other way while they fly over Iraq on the way to Iran. I wonder if we can *accidentally* aerially refuel a few of their F-15s instead of our own?
Iraq’s nuke system was standard above-ground facilities, easily targeted & elimintated.
Iran’s nuke system is distributed, heavily fortified, underground facilities, not easily targeted or eliminated - if found at all.
Short of going nuclear, methinks Israel’s most efficient solution is to whack the hornet’s nest in a way that persuades someone else to finish the job.
Israel is famed for its intelligence gathering ability, and it has at least 100 of our GBU-28 bunker-buster bombs.
Good to hear.
Just FYI - Shaul Mofaz is the former Defense Minister (appointed under Ariel Sharon in 2002). So, while he may not be in any position to make the order, he does know a little about the IDF. ;) [I looked this up myself today, and just thought I’d share...]
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