Israel’s Channel 10 News claimed that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “is determined to attack Iran before the US elections,” and Israel is now “closer than ever” to a strike against Iran’s nuclear installations.
Alon Ben-David, the TV station’s military reporter was granted extensive access to the Israeli Air Force this year to view its preparation for a possible attack. He reported that, “from the prime minister’s point of view, the time for action is getting ever closer.”
In Ben-David’s view, it seemed that Netanyahu was not intending to wait for the expected meeting with US President Barack Obama, after the UN General Assembly gathering in New York late next month, adding that it was not clear that there would be a meeting. “In any case,” Ben-David said, “I doubt Obama could say anything that would convince Netanyahu to delay a possible attack.” [Read more…]