Thursday, 17 September 2009

Ehud Barak: "Iran Not An Existential Threat"


NYTimes, here

"... In response to a question about Tehran's nuclear program which Israel has said it sees as destined to produce atomic weapons that could put its existence at risk, Barak said in an interview with the paper: "I am not among those who believe Iran is an existential issue for Israel."

Barak said "Israel is strong, I don't see anyone who could pose an existential threat," although he did add that he viewed Iran as a challenge to the whole world...."

Posted by G, Z, & or B at 7:13 AM

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