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Israel Official: Strike on Iran Possible


By Amy Teibel
The Associated Press
Friday 10 November 2006

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http://www.truthout.org/docs_2006/111006E.shtml
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061110/ap_on_re_mi_ea/israel_iran_nuclear

The deputy defense minister suggested Friday that Israel might be forced to launch a military strike against Iran's disputed nuclear program - the clearest statement yet of such a possibility from a high-ranking official.

"I am not advocating an Israeli pre-emptive military action against Iran and I am aware of its possible repercussions," Deputy Defense Minister Ephraim Sneh, a former general, said in comments published Friday in The Jerusalem Post. "I consider it a last resort. But even the last resort is sometimes the only resort."

Sneh's comments did not necessarily reflect the view of Israel's government or of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, said government spokeswoman Miri Eisin.

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