Barak: We can’t wait until Iran has nuclear bomb

04.12.2011                      08.Kislev. 5772


Barak: We can't wait until Iran has nuclear bomb

Defense Minister says in a television interview that no option should be taken off the table, yet said he does not think a clandestine war has already begun.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Saturday that Iran is getting closer to developing a nuclear bomb, and that new and more crippling sanctions should be imposed on the Islamic Republic.
Speaking on "Meet the Press," a Channel 2 program, Barak denied however that the latest blasts that occurred in Iran mark the beginning of a military campaign. Barak said actions against Iran are being carried out in the diplomatic sphere, through sanctions and through the activities of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). When asked if a clandestine war against Iran has already begun, he replied: "I think the answer to that is no."…