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Israel Stands Ready to Bomb Iran

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18 Apr 09 | The Times

The Israeli military is preparing itself to launch a massive aerial assault on Iran’s nuclear facilities within days of being given the go-ahead by its new government.


Among the steps taken to ready Israeli forces for what would be a risky raid requiring pinpoint aerial strikes are the acquisition of three Airborne Warning and Control (AWAC) aircraft and regional missions to simulate the attack.

Two nationwide civil defence drills will help to prepare the public for the retaliation that Israel could face.

“Israel wants to know that if its forces were given the green light they could strike at Iran in a matter of days, even hours. They are making preparations on every level for this eventuality. The message to Iran is that the threat is not just words,” one senior defence official told The Times. >>>

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18 April 2009 at 6:11 pm

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  1. […] Cold War with Iran is very real. On 18 Apr, the London Times reported that Israel is “preparing itself to launch a massive aerial assault” on Iran. Yesterday, Press TV reported Israel’s Debkafile claiming that Israel planned an air […]

  2. […] Israel Stands Ready to Bomb Iran (18 Apr 09) […]


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