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JERUSALEM, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Israel can delay Iran's nuclear program
significantly with a military strike -- with or without U.S. approval
-- an Israeli security official said. The official warned the time
frame for such a strike on Iran's nuclear sites is narrowing because
of increased efforts by the Islamic Republic to hide and disguise its
nuclear activities and strengthen its deterrence capability, Maariv
said Thursday. At the same time, the United States should be allowed
> You may be underestimating Iranian intelligence.They would have their handfuls striking back at Israel alone much less the US.It would be suicidal on their part.
Originally posted by standupamerica32
reply to post by AgentX09
like i said in my post Iran is going to be idiots and attack the u.s bases in response , so in turn we will unleash are full air power and finish the job Israel started , not only taking out the nuke program, but any military capacity that's a threat
Israel's had nuclear weapons for years.
On December 25, after Israel had "wrapped up preparations for a broad offensive," Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert delivered a final warning in an interview with the Arabic language satellite channel al-Arabiya. He said "I am telling them now, it may be the last minute, I'm telling them stop it. We are stronger."
On Friday, December 26, Israel reopened five border crossings between Israel and Gaza to supply fuel for Gaza's main power plant and to provide about 100 truck loads of humanitarian aid, including grain and other goods. That same day, militants fired approximately a dozen rockets and mortar shells from Gaza at Israel
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev hosted President Shimon Peres for talks Tuesday that were expected to focus on the Middle East and the Iranian nuclear standoff.
Teheran is ready for nuclear talks with the West without preconditions, a senior Iranian nuclear official was quoted by state television as saying on Tuesday.
"Talks without preconditions is Iran's main stance in negotiations on the nuclear issue," Iran's envoy to the UN nuclear agency watchdog, Ali Asghar Soltanieh, was quoted as saying, according to a Reuters translation.