U.S. ‘red light’ on Iran nuclear program strike by Israel turns ‘yellow,’ Yadlin says

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Amos Yadlin (pictured), former head of military intelligence for the Israel<br />
Defense Forces, said America might be warming up to the prospect of an<br />
Israeli strike on the Iran nuclear program. Credit: R.D. Ward via Wikimedia<br />
Commons.

(JNS.org) Amos Yadlin, former head of military
intelligence for the Israel Defense Forces, said America might be warming up to
the prospect of an Israeli strike on the Iranian nuclear program.

Amos Yadlin (pictured), former head of military intelligence for the Israel Defense Forces,
said America might be warming up to the prospect of an Israeli strike on the
Iran nuclear program. Credit: R.D. Ward via Wikimedia Commons.

“In 2012 the [U.S.]
red light [regarding an Israeli strike] was as red as it can get, the brightest
red,” Yadlin told Army Radio on
Wednesday in an interview cited by the Times
of Israel
. “But the music I’m hearing lately from Washington says, ‘If this
is truly an overriding Israeli security interest, and you think you want to
strike,’ then the light hasn’t changed to green, I think, but it’s definitely
yellow.”

Yadlin, who is
currently the director of Tel Aviv University’s Institute for National Security
Studies, had said in April that by this summer, Iran would be “a month or two
away from deciding about a bomb.”

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Source: JNS.org

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