February 10, 2012

Failed Israeli Strike on Iran May Help

Daniel Goure, Early Warning Blog

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There is very little chance that an Israeli attack would be able to thoroughly destroy the Iranian nuclear complex. The combination of operational factors, the character of the target set and Iranian passive and active defenses all suggest that the best the Israeli Air Force could do is delay the Iranian program. Even the United States with its force of B-2 bombers, inventory of massive bunker busters, arsenal of sea-launched Tomahawk cruise missiles and F-22 stealth fighters would find the task challenging.

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