There is only one way to avoid a nuclear Iran: to attack it. Don’t say it can’t be done.
Editorial by Amos Regev is editor-in-chief of Israel Hayom.
Any deal, bad or somewhat bad, won’t change that The IDF has already proved it can do the impossible; it can also do the unthinkable • Ultimately, we cannot trust anyone but ourselves.
A deal with Iran, be it bad or just somewhat bad, cannot change the fact that the only way to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon is to attack it — as a last resort.
An attack is doable.
The United States and the West do not want to attack. ”This nation is sick and tired of war,” U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sept. 10, when he addressed the nation on the situation in Syria. He was quoting a veteran of the U.S. armed forces. He hoped that by harping on this sentiment he could explain his sudden decision to seek congressional approval for a limited attack on Syria.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin E. Dempsey and other senior officers have leaked to the press that an attack on Iran would be dangerous and problematic and would not get the job done. At most, they warn, it would delay Iran’s nuclear program by a few years. This, they warned, was not worth the cost.
Israel has an entire gang of Dempseys of its own, including former Mossad chief Meir Dagan, former IDF Chief of General Staff Gabi Ashkenazi and their chorus of supporters in the press and in the halls of the Knesset. It cannot be done, they say. Israel cannot handle a mission of such magnitude all by itself, they warn. And besides, this is the world’s problem, have trust in the Americans, they plead.
Well, it appears that the U.S. cannot be trusted, and that there is no such thing as “it cannot be done.”
The 1982 Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands — which wrested control of the disputed territory from the U.K. in a mere few hours — had British officials deliberate among themselves what could be done to liberate the islands. After holding several sessions to discuss the unfolding situation, the U.S. Navy concluded that a British campaign 8,000 miles (13,000 kilometers) from home “would not be militarily feasible.”
Even the U.K.’s defense secretary, the high command and the Royal Air Force were convinced that there was no viable military option.
But then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was determined; she dispatched the Royal Navy to the southern hemisphere and it did the “impossible.”
No two historical contexts are exactly the same. But human beings have acted and behaved in very similar ways throughout history.
On June 5, 1967, the Israel Air Force launched Operation Moked, essentially neutralizing the threat posed by Arab air forces. It didn’t destroy everything and the Arabs still had some airplanes, but the mission’s goals — achieving air supremacy and removing the threat on Israel’s population centers — were accomplished.
Source: Israel Hayom.
There is not much to add to this editorial.
During Second World War, the Jewish people understood that no one would defend a Jew, against Jew-haters and not lift a finger to stop the mass murders of children and woman.
The Holocaust was a proof, that the Jewish people in the future had to reply on their own security measures, to avoid the massacres to be repeated.
Because in World history we learn, that evil and sinful men repeat their gross crimes against humanity. Sometimes it only takes a generation or two, before the dogs return to their own vomit.
Stand up for Israel. Bless the Jewish people. Stop Iran for developing nuclear arms, surrey to be used by the Global jihadists.
Written by Ivar