Iran, Dagan and Bibi's failing plan

In a sense Dagan’s remarks are a blessing in disguise for the PM. Letting everyone know that a military strike isn't a realistic option may relieve some of the pressure Netanyahu will face to come through on his word and deal with the Iranian threat.

June 12, 2011 18:30
OUR MAN in Tel Aviv. The race to succeed Meir Daga

Dagan 311. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)


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Last month, former Mossad head Meir Dagan became the first Israeli official to come clean. In no uncertain terms, he told the public what had been obvious for some time: that at this juncture, an Israeli-led military strike would be a “stupid” option in trying to stop Iran’s nuclear program.

Ex-Mossad chief Zamir backs Dagan on Iran statements


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