December 4, 2008

Not to worry, these things happen all the time…

Some folks have come to us concerned about reports of the Israeli Defense Force’s plans for a strike on Iran without US assistance. (See here, here and here.)
My opinion is this: militaries plan for contingencies.  That’s all this is.  At most, the leak of this particular contingency plan was meant to send a message to President-elect Obama that Israel is serious about preventing an Iranian nuclear weapon.  But as Obama has made clear, he is serious too.

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