When was it easier or harder to strike Iran? It was always folly. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 11.05.11 | 19:15 (IDT)

    The success of Osirak buried any strike on Iran's nuclear and / or nuclear weapons program forever. Right after Osirak in 1981, everybody took note of Israel's capacity and willingness to prevent nukes in the hands of terrorist, genocidal enemies. This time, I believe Dagan isn't bluffing when he says it's stupid. It always was, but he couldn't say so while he was the Mossad chief. I believe the Israel can get crucial help in discovering and disrupting the Iranian program, both from Western intelligence agencies as well as from Qatar, Bahrain and the UAE which could perhaps provide essential humint more readily than other players. The subterranean-cyber-hich-tech warfare is in full swing. No idea who has the upper hand, but I doubt Iran has better high-tech than the West and Israel, which, in the long term, should grant victory to the latter.

    from the article: Netanyahu waited too long to strike Iran
    First published 02:47 11.05.11 | Last updated 02:47 11.05.11
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