Israeli Ex-Atomic Chief: Iran 10 Years Away from Nuclear Weapons

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by Jasmin Ramsey Another Israeli expert has contradicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s assessment of Iran’s nuclear program. “The Iranian nuclear program will only be operational in another 10 years,” said Uzi Eilam, the former head of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission,… Continue Reading  

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

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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 Israeli Mossad Director Gets Liver Transplant from Iran Ally Belarus

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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  

Panetta reaffirms U.S.’s “wretched” red line on Iran’s nuclear program

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Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s trip to the Middle East last week included reassuring Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in person, that the U.S. was committed to preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon — the U.S.’s “red line” on Iran. Panetta… Continue Reading  

YNet Op-Ed: “The Iranian nuclear threat died”

Israeli blogger Didi Remez put up a translation of an op-ed in Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s biggest daily newspaper, commenting on outgoing Mossad chief Meir Dagan’s remark that Iran will not have a nuclear weapon until 2015. Yedioth writer Sever Plocker… Continue Reading