2012 Predictions of war with Iran that didn’t Happen (20th Anniversary Edition)

It’s June 15, 1992. A news nugget on page A-12 of the Washington Post reports that the chief of Israel’s Air Force believes military action might be necessary to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons: Maj. Gen. Herzl Budinger told… Continue Reading  

Netanyahu’s 2010 Order Was Not a Move to War on Iran

via IPS News A new twist was added to the longrunning media theme of a threat by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to go to war with Iran when news stories seemed to suggest Monday that Netanyahu had ordered the… Continue Reading  

Former Mossad chief: Failure to negotiate with Iran would lead to war

By Paul Mutter Laura Rozen’s recent interview with former Mossad director Efraim Halevy focuses heavily on diplomatic options for the US, Israel and Iran in the impasse over the Iranian nuclear program. Halevy, like former Mossad director Meir Dagan and a number of past… Continue Reading  

Former Israeli Mossad Director Gets Liver Transplant from Iran Ally Belarus

Meir Dagan, the former director of Israel’s Mossad, has received a liver transplant in Belarus. Reports from the Israeli press that have now made their way into western media sources state that Belarus’ president, Alexander Lukashenko, announced at a press… Continue Reading  

Former Israeli Spy Chief: Attacking Iran Would Cause International Sanctions Regime To Crumble

The former head of Israel’s vaunted Mossad spy agency told the Atlantic magazine that an attack on Iran would not spur the Iranian people to rise up against the regime and could cause the international sanctions regime imposed against Iran… Continue Reading