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Monday, March 12, 2012

Former Mossad chief: Pre-emptive attack on Iran would be stupid

Former Mossad chief warns against exploding the middle east into a regional war.  
In an unprecedented interview, the former head of Israel’s spy service told 60 Minutes this week that Iran is nowhere near developing a nuclear weapon, and warned that if Israel attacks its neighbor, it would trigger a “rain of missiles” upon the Jewish state. Meir Dagan, who ran Mossad for almost a decade with the singular focus of stopping Iran’s nuclear program, told the CBS News program that there’s a window of at least three years before Iran could feasibly develop nuclear weapons. Attacking before then, he said, would be “the stupidest thing I have ever heard.”
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