nuclear weapon syria

Former IDF chier Amos Yadlin (Left) and former mossad head Tamor Pardo argue over Israel's intellige
Ex-IDF intel chief rejects critics, says Syrian reactor never turned ‘hot’

Amos Yadlin pushes back against claims by the former Mossad chief who characterized the delay in identifying the threat as an intelligence failure.

Before and after aerial picture of the Syrian nuclear reactor site
Syria has continued developing nuclear program, Arab site says

‘Der Spiegel’ first reported suspicious site near Lebanese border in 2015.

Moshe Yaalon
Former defense officials object to confirming Syria attack

“I’m not sure it was good to publicize the attack on Syria now. We could’ve done it seven years ago or in another seven years.”

Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon speaks at the UNGA
Danon warns enemies not to test ‘Israel’s resolve’ after details on Syria op. emerge

"The international community must know that Israel will always protect the security of its citizens and take all necessary steps in the face of threats in our region.”

Lessons from Syria

The situation in Iran is more complicated than in either Syria or Iraq. There is no simple military solution to Iran’s aspirations for nuclear weapons.

Undated image shows what is believed to be a Syrian nuclear reactor built with North Korean help
Analysis: Israel's intelligence battle over 2007 Syrian nuclear operation

The Mossad and IDF intelligence agencies butted heads time and again in the lead up to the operation that took out a Syrian nuclear reactor.

Ehud Barak, Amir Peretz and Lieutenant-General Gabi Ashkenazi in Tel Aviv on June 19, 2007
Fmr. JPost editor: Israel should take pride in Operation Orchard

The former 'Jerusalem Post' editor broke story of Israel's strike on Syria's nuclear reactor in 2012.

Netanyahu: Israel has consistent policy - prevent enemies from obtaining nuclear weapons

Netanyahu was the head of the opposition at the time of the attack, and was interviewed soon after it on what was then Channel 1.

21/03/2018
An Israeli air force F-15 fighter jet flies during an exhibition as part of a graduation ceremony
Former IDF chief of staff: Israel was ready for war following Syria strike

‘IDF had two goals: destroy the reactor and avoid war,’ says then-military intelligence head Amos Yadlin

U.S. official: Bombing Syria's reactor was 'a blessing for humanity'

"Very early it was clear to us that this was a North Korean enabled plutonium enrichment reactor that was clearly designed to advance a nuclear weapons program."

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