Sunday, May 05, 2013

Hagel to Israel: Military option will be considered after Iranian elections - Diplomacy & DefenseIsrael News - Haaretz Israeli News source

Hagel to Israel: Military option will be considered after Iranian elections - Diplomacy; DefenseIsrael News - Haaretz Israeli News source

Re: the bunker busting bomb,

U.S. officials were described by the report as viewing the development of the weapon a crucial element in convincing Israel that the United States has the ability to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear bomb if diplomatic efforts fail and if the Israel Air Force lacks the capabilities to carry out the mission by itself. 
"Hopefully we never have to use it," a senior U.S. official told the Wall Street Journal, "But if we had to, it would work."
He hopes.

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