Former IDF intelligence chief: Israel has military capability to attack Iran

The former head of the IDF’s Military Intelligence Directorate, Amos Yadlin, spoke with Nissim Mash’al on Friday morning from 103FM and referred to the Iranians’ announcement that they would return to the negotiating table on their nuclear program.

“The Americans are preparing for a situation in which the talks with Iran will not be successful. We are in a situation where if there is an agreement it is not good, and if there is no agreement we will face the choice of options for a first Israeli minister. Israel has the military capacity to attack Iran, “Yadlin said.

Regarding the possibility of an Israeli attack on Iran, Yadlin said: “Naftali Bennett, as prime minister, has to decide whether to do nothing or carry out an attack. An attack is the last step after they have been carried out. carry out all other strategies. I am pleased that we have understood that a budget must be allocated and that military plans must be updated to the current situation. Israel has the military capacity to attack Iran, the problem is not the attack, but what happens Next. There are a lot of considerations here “.

Iran Atomic Energy Organization Nuclear Achievement Exhibition, April 10, 2021 (credit: PRESIDENT.IR VIA TASNIM NEWS AGENCY)

“The Iranians have recognized the American eagerness under the Biden administration to get back to the agreement. During six rounds of talks they have set high demands that even the Democratic administration could not accept. In the end, it worked in their favor and now it is putting pressure on the Americans.” explained the former head of the Directorate of Military Intelligence.

“The 2015 agreement is good in the long term for the Iranians, they want the sanctions removed. There is no need for the military option yet, but it must be more credible, more in the United States than here,” Yadlin concluded. .

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