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August 14, 2012 6:00 pm

Dempsey: Israel Can “Delay but Not Destroy Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities”

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Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – A possible Israeli strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities may be able to hinder the Islamic Republic’s atom ambitions but it will no destroy its nuclear program, General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday.
In a press briefing held in the pentagon, Dempsey and US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta were asked for their opinion of a recent media report suggesting Israel was closer than ever to undertaking a unilateral strike against Iran, and whether they believed such military action would be effective.

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