Friday, June 20, 2008

Iran: Closer to War?

Israel recently practiced long-range bombing techniques in what many analysts interpret as preparations to bomb Iranian nuclear sites. Writing in The New York Times, Michael R. Gordon and Eric Schmitt describe the wargames, which took place earlier this month, as designed to both warn Iran about Israeli abilities and prepare for an actual attack: "'They rehearse it, rehearse it and rehearse it, so if they actually have to do it, they’re ready,' [a] Pentagon official said. 'They’re not taking any options off the table'."

Read the entire story: U.S. Says Exercise by Israel Seemed Directed at Iran

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