Friday, July 30, 2010

Ex-CIA chief Hayden: Military action against Iran "seems inexorable"

DEBKAfile Special Report July 25, 2010, 10:41 PM (GMT+02:00)
Ex-CIA Director Michael Hayden said Sunday, July 25, that during his tenure (under President George W. Bush), a strike was "way down the list" of options. But now it "seems inexorable" because no matter what the US does diplomatically, Tehran keeps pushing ahead with its suspected nuclear program.
Talking to CNN's State of the Union, Gen. Hayden predicted Iran would build its program to the point where it's just below having an actual weapon. In his view, "That would be as destabilizing to the region as the real thing." Full story here

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