Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Israel Army Chief: Iran Nuclear Operations Can Be Destroyed

Dow Jones Newswires:
Israeli military chief Dan Halutz Tuesday said Iran's nuclear program "can be destroyed," Israel's Army Radio said. The report quoted Halutz as making the comments during a conference at Tel Aviv University. It didn't elaborate, and the report couldn't immediately be confirmed. READ MORE

Israeli officials and politicians have openly discussed the possibility of an attack on Iran, either alone or with other countries, aimed at crippling Iran's nuclear development capabilities. Israel and the U.S. accuse Iran of working to build an atomic bomb, but Tehran denies having such plans.