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…Syria has denied any nuclear ambitions and the U.N. nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency, has asked the United States and Israel to show proof.
A diplomat familiar with IAEA affairs, speaking on condition of anonymity because of the issue's sensitivity, said one theory being considered within the agency is that the bombed site may have been a forward radar system, and not a nuclear site…
Israel has maintained a “phantom alliance” with Turkey and has indeed conducted mock bombing runs from Turkish airbases and cold war era style provocations directed at Iran in the past. However, we note that since Iraq Turkish relations with the West and not to flash hot. So, could bombing a “forward based radar”, if that is what it was, have been a preliminary move for an IAF raid on Iran?