What is the ‘real’ Israeli stance on Iran?

03.10.2011                      06.Cheschwan. 5772                      Ta'anit BH"B

Analyse:

What is the ‘real’ Israeli stance on Iran?

Succession of defensive and offensive exercises appears to be unmistakable signal Israel has not removed military option from the table.

A number of observers are firmly convinced that the wave of recent Hebrew media reports on a possible Israeli strike on Iran are the product of a dangerous and potentially illegal collaboration between insiders opposed to such an attack and pro-opposition media outlets dedicated to damaging Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
According to this view, what began as a trickle of isolated but unmissable front-page reports suggesting that Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak may have made up their minds to go ahead with an attack quickly turned into an avalanche of reports that has hijacked the national agenda and endangered national security in an unprecedented manner….