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Israels' Intelligence Chief: 'Iran Can Obtain Nuclear Weapons Within a Year' | Feb 2, 2012 |

"Iran has enough nuclear material for four bombs," the Director of Military Intelligence Major General Aviv Kochavi warned in a rare appearance at the 2012 Herzliya Conference, where he reviewed regional changes, the effects of the 'Arab Spring', the Iranian threat and their effect on Israel's security. "Vigorously pursuing its nuclear capabilities, Iran is estimated to have over four tons of enriched materials and nearly 100Kg of 20% enriched uranium - sufficient fissile material for four bombs," he added.

Israelis Suspect Obama Media Leaks to Prevent Strike on Iran | TOI - March 29, 2012 |

In the period 2010-2012, Netanyahu and his defense minister, Ehud Barak, seriously contemplated launching an attack on Iran no less than three times, as I discussed at Informed Comment in 2015.

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by Oui (Oui) on Sun Apr 9th, 2023 at 02:51:57 PM EST
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