Skip to comments.Impatient Mossad warns of 'monster in the making'
Posted on 04/30/2006 3:27:40 AM PDT by ovrtaxt
Impatient Mossad warns
of 'monster in the making'
'This is what we know and this is what
we'll do if you continue to do nothing'
© 2006 WorldNetDaily.com
If the visit to Washington last week by the head of Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency, was not enough to communicate Israel's growing impatience with the international community's failure to deal with Tehran's unchecked development of nuclear technology and bellicose threats to wipe the Jewish state "off the map," Ehud Olmert, prime minister designate, made it clear yesterday by denouncing Iran's president as a "psychopath" and comparing him to Hitler.
Mossad chief Meir Dagan, in Washington last week in preparation for a visit to the U.S. by Olmert on May 23, held secret meetings with U.S. officials to discuss Iran's nuclear program, reports the London Times. While details of the meetings were not revealed, it is believed Dagan met with his counterparts at the CIA, the Pentagon and the National Security Council.
"Dagan is not given to small talk and niceties," said an Israeli intelligence source, who believes Dagan's message to Washington policy makers was simple and blunt: "This is what we know and this is what we'll do if you continue to do nothing."
The revelation of the briefing comes in the wake of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) admission of alarming "gaps" in its knowledge of Iran's centrifuge program to enrich uranium and the level of involvement of Iran's military. Many intelligence experts believe Iran is operating a parallel nuclear program where military applications are secretly under development. Mossad reportedly claims to have evidence of enrichment sites in Iran hidden to IAEA inspectors "which can short-cut their timetable in the race for their first bomb."
"When I read the recent reports regarding Iran, I saw a monster in the making," said Dr. Yuval Steinitz, chairman of the Israeli parliament's foreign and defense committee.
Steinitz, who oversees Mossad's activities in Iran, fears Iran's first nuclear bomb is just one year away. "There is only one option that is worse than military action against Iran and that is to sit and do nothing," he said.
Publically, at least, the Bush administration is still talking diplomacy and economic sanctions to achieve a "peaceful solution" following last week's IAEA report documenting Iran's non-compliance.
The U.S., Britain, France and Germany will face off this week against a resistant China and Russia over a resolution from the U.N. Security Council mandating Iran suspend its uranium enrichment. Given President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's scornful dismissal of resolutions from the U.N., something stronger, like sanctions could follow.
Russia and China, however, may scuttle any U.N. efforts to stop Iran. China just announced a $100 billion energy deal with Iran, with Beijing's ambassador declaring, "No country can prevent the deal." If the U.N. fails to act, the U.S. will seek Iran's economic isolation at the July G8 summit in St. Petersburg.
But given the fast pace at which many intelligence experts believe Iran's nuclear program is advancing, July is a long time off, especially for the Israelis who, as WorldNetDaily has reported, are already being targeted by Iran's missiles and rockets stationed in Lebanon under the control of Hezbollah surrogates.
"If we do not see any progress on the political or economic track that convinces the Iranians to back down, one of the parties will use the military option," a senior Israeli source said in Washington last week. Dragging out the negotiations indefinitely is not an option.
"Ahmadinejad speaks today like Hitler before taking power," Olmert said. "So you see, we are dealing with a psychopath of the worst kind with an anti-Semite. God forbid that this man ever gets his hands on nuclear weapons, to carry out his threats."
Ahmanutcase certainly reminds one of sHitler.
Ahhhh, some sanity.
Is Israel going to act? They'd better or die.
I'm glad someone is injecting some common sense into this worldwide flaccid threat management.
Israel has proven over and over that they will do whatever is necessary to protect their existance. The world better understand that this time is no different.
God speed to them.
Israel has proven over and over that they will do whatever is necessary to protect their existance
Then how do you explain ceeding gaza to the palis so they can lob rockets into Israel?
"...flaccid threat management"
aka the UN. Good description.
I seem to recall much the same thing being said about the threat from Iraq. The problem is that in the case of Iran, where preemptive action is far more pressing and justified, the West will be far more hesitant to act given what's played out in Iraq.
No one is perfect......
Which will give Israel all the more reason to act. I wouldn't be shocked if Iran already declared war on Israel sometime in the past. The statements by the Iranian President, in addition to the statements made by the Ayatollah (Supreme Leader, right?) are surely enough to warrent a military response by Israel. Probably even a declaration of war. The entire non-US/Israel UN already hates Israel. Just how much consideration do you think Israel will give their objections when the very fate of their country is at stake? Not much. The only real questions now are will we be there with them and just how far will they take this thing. I just hope that afterwards, the Patriot Missles will work better than they did during the gulf war.
The usual scattered gunfire in the morning...
Lightning-bolt rhetoric gives way to raining laser_guided bunker busters by evening...
Tomorrow or the next day: 10,000 degrees in the shade.
These moosad guys are serious about their security and survival....
Likely an accurate forecast.... I s'pect
The entire world sits there and lets the insane leader of Iran build a nuclear weapon with the avowed purpose of using it without provocation. If they let him do what he says he will do, the planet will look very different on day after. In a nuclear / thermonuclear exchange there will be no real survivors, just victims; some early-on, most over a longer term. It is an ugly picture to contemplate.
if the Israeli leadership believes the threat is imminent and lethal, of course they'll go it alone vs. iran-won't care 'bout world opinion(and ya gotta know DC would welcome and, at least secretly, support such an "agent for change").
I simply LOATHE Powell.
His reasoning is faulty and he couldn't resist that dig at America for using the bomb.
IMO, Japan and Hitler deserved to have a bomb dropped on them. Too bad we didn't take Hitler out sooner.
As for Iran....just ludicrous for him to suggest that it's leader is sane or rational.
If he hand't been averse to taking out Saddam Hussein during the first Gulf War, perhaps we wouldn't be having to clean up his leftover mess.
Well, at least our good friends and trading partners, China is doing something about it. /s
This is one that I have never understood and, am sure many Israelis haven't.
The United States may have played a roll in this on coming fiasco, of course we will never no.
The CIA is rotten and under Bill Clinton anything is possible.
Most weapons systems are improved after they've had actual combat testing.
Calling what's his face a psychopath and then doing nothing about it just make Olmert look impotent. Which he probably is. Not that Israel can't do something about it, but Olmert won't.
Powell is in wonderland if he thinks nobody will use a nuke in this century. Has he been living on the same planet as the rest of us or is he living on Fantasy Island.
Interesting, but keeping in mind it's the World Nut Daily I'm not sure it's worth a list ping. What say you guys?
The west will be more hesitant to act.
And, this has put the USA in more jeopardy.
It will take another 911 before we will act to protect our selves, it would be very hard for the President or the congress to be preemptive at this stage.
The only way to stop Iran will be through Israel, and I would think greater heads are working on this presently, or, I sure hope so in any event.
Welcome to the Hotel Armageddon.
It's never really served Jews well to rely on Gentiles for their protection.
Nor should they start to now.
They should also quit demanding that others spill their own blood and treasure on their behalf.
And he doesn't take shit from anyone.
G-d Bless Israel, India, and the United States.
Where do you see such a demand?
I have problems believing that the Mossad and others talk to World Nut Daily.
I've read articles here and there quoting Israeli Defense officials saying the US hasn't "done enough" to stop Iran.
And, did you read the entire article?
A quick search brings up 2 threads:
How many airliners were deliberate flown by hijackers into skyscrapers prior to 9/11?
Say what you will about Russian and Chinese Communist leaders, at least we must admit that we were dealing with evil but sane humans that valued their own lives and not religious fanatics who believed that dying in a fireball would earn them Paradise as long as they killed infidels like us in the process.
Sorry, describing the situation as: "... demanding that others spill their own blood and treasure on their behalf" betrays either a fundimental misunderstanding of the dynamic, or is an active attempt to find fault on par with a teenage girl attacking the girl she caught her boyfriend kissing.
Israel "demanding that others..." is no more out of line than demanding the police do their job. If the leader of the free world won't lead, it is not improper to tell that leader to "get the hell out of the way."
That is precisely what Israel is doing.
Am glad he was invited OUT by President Bush.
He sat on his rear end in D.C. and promoted telephone diplomacy.
Dr. Rice is out there, everywhere, cementing personal relationships and getting in the face of those who would attempt to harm this country's national security.
In the beginning of the first Bush term, he wanted to make head of the NSA a cabinet position but Powell balked because he did not want Dr. Rice his equal.
IMO, she's his better in every way. She even has bigger ba))$.
So it is your contention that the US has done enough to stop Iran?
I read this as being very significant!
I suspect he was invited to attend high level meetings to plan an attack on Iran. When things get hot, personal visits are made so communications will not be compromised. This is big!
What has played out and is playing out in Iraq is not the problem making America impotent in the face of imminent danger, it is what has occurred here in America with the obstruction and outright seditious behavior by democraps and their clintonista operatives moled away in the Defense and Intelligence communities. Our war against terrorism lacks one crucial component to succeed ... voting so damn many democraps out of office that the party ceases to exists and commit their treasonous crap, or the dregs change into a pro-America party.
Oh no! Now we are truly concerned! Just think, the UN will act! Sanctions will undoubtedly work this time, if you believe in UN myths. Once the bandits at the UN get this show on the road, they will start another oil for food scam and get even richer. Bolton, where are you?
Under Mrs. Clinton it would be deadly against us.
Thank God for Israel. If it weren't for them putting the boot to our behind, I wonder if anyone would do anything about Iran.
Unfortunately, Powell was invited IN in the first place. That appointment sent chills, seems like so long ago.
It was a foretaste of even stupider things to come.
Good thing Bush had Rumsfeld around as an antidote.
We wasted a precious amount of time with Powell at State. He gave free rein to all the America haters there.
It is my contention that those who have the most to lose should be the ones doing the job.
So that when the real clean-up begins the IDF won't have to protect the Gaza outposts and can sweep through and destroy the terrorist network....
Wish they'd stop messin with these primates, and just nuke 'em into glass. Those animals will never assimilate into the civilized world... Iran needs to be made an example out of. Do it once, and peace will prevail in the middle east. Just simply erase the whole breed that occupies Iran.
Well, there are some very pro-American elements there. Historically, the Persians have had a fair degree of animosity for the Arabs, and it seems that the Iranians are getting sick of the Islamic control freaks.
The question is, is it too little too late?