Former chief of staff: Israel mustn't rush to strike Iran
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
14 August 2012 15:45

Former IDF Chief of Staff Amnon Lipkin Shahak on Monday joined the chorus of voices opposing an Israeli strike on Iran, saying that Israel must not rush to act.

Speaking at an event to mark 20 years since the establishment of the second Rabin government, Lipkin asserted his faith in the opinion of security officials.



Lipkin dismissed talk that Israel must attack Iran's nuclear facilities by the Fall, saying that the option would still be on the table after presidential election in the United States, and that it is wrong to present the situation as otherwise.

He added that there is no doubt that the US has a must stronger ability to remove the Iranian threat.

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