IAF F15 fighter jet 311 (R).
(photo credit: Baz Ratner / Reuters)
Public speculation about whether Israel is planning a preemptive military strike
on Iran’s nuclear facilities has erupted on numerous occasions in the
past.Already in the early 1990s, Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, who was then head
of Military Intelligence and later was chief of the General Staff, predicted in
private that if the Islamic Republic was not stopped it would have a bomb within