Former Navy chief: Israel in a 'secret war' to stop Iranian weapons smuggling

April 6, 2014 19:30


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Speaking on Sunday at the Jerusalem Post Annual Conference, Former Navy commander Admiral (Res.) Eliezer Marom stated that, "Israel has to find way to confront Iranian smuggling of weapons without escalating the situation and going to war."

Marom spoke on the the interception of  the Klos C and the threat posed to Israel by the Iranian weapons which are being smuggled to terrorist organization for use against Israel saying that, "some are very accurate," and that "all are aimed at civilian targets in Israel."

"Israel is strong militarily. We have a capable Israeli defense force we can lean on and we have to trust ourselves," he said of the Iranian nuclear threat.

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