Defense Official Warns of Hizbullah Threat If Iran Gets Nukes

[Ynet News] Maj.-Gen. (res.) Amos Gilad, head of the Defense Ministry's Diplomatic-Security Bureau, told the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism Tuesday: "The good news is that there is deterrence before Hamas and Hizbullah, based on the image that Israel is intent on destroying each of them." However, he warned that the threat from Hizbullah would become more severe if Iran obtained nuclear weapons. "It won't be a terror threat but a military threat based on deterrence, and they will have a free hand in committing a large-scale terror attack without fear of an Israeli response."

2009-09-09 08:00:00

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