A solo Israeli operation against Iran IS impossible - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 20.10.07 | 13:49 (IST)

    "A mission would be complex, but not impossible" Israel does not have the planes or the bombloads to significantly dent the Iranian nuclear programme. To get to Iran it would have to overfly Iraq. To do this it would require treansponder codes from the USA, inevitably making America complicit in its aggression. It would require in-air refuelling facilities, which would have to be provided by the USA. It would need search and rescue facilities, which would again require the assistance of the USA. However you look at it, an Israeli attack would only be possible with the active aid of the Bush administration. This would trigger off a full Iranian retaliatory response against US targets, as well as Israeli.

    from the article: Complex, but not impossible
    First published 00:00 18.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 19.10.07
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