Ya'alon: Israel Has Know-How to Hit Iran

(Ha'aretz) Anshel Pfeffer - Strategic Affairs Minister Moshe Ya'alon told a conference on Israel's air power Monday: "We are already in a military confrontation with Iran....Iran is the main motivator of those attacking us, with its funding and training of Hizbullah." "There is no doubt that [Israel's] technological capabilities, which improved in recent years, have improved range and aerial refueling capabilities, and have brought about a massive improvement in the accuracy of ordnance and intelligence....This capability can be used for a war on terror in Gaza, for a war in the face of rockets from Lebanon, for war on the conventional Syrian army, and also for war on a peripheral state like Iran." "As far as I'm concerned, offense remains the best form of defense," Ya'alon added.

2010-05-11 08:03:10

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