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Thursday, August 16, 2012

Two views on chances of Israeli strike against Iran

There were two interesting articles today about the chances of an Israeli attack against Iran's nuclear infrastructure in the fall. First, is Yossi Alpher's weekly Q&A column for Americans for Peace Now. His column this week concentrates on the chances of such an attack occurring this fall.  Alpher is a former senior regional political analyst for the Israeli Mossad and a political advisor to Ehud Barak.

Next is an article in the blog of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, reprinted here in the Proliferation News electronic newsletter. Both list several reasons why an attack could come this fall, but neither is willing to hazard a prediction of whether or not such an attack will occur.

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