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October 4, 2012 10:00 pm

Gates: Military Strike Would Make Nuclear Iran “Inevitable”

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Former Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates conducted a joint press conference with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak in Tel Aviv in March, 2011. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Former US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates warned on Thursday that an Israeli or American strike on Iran would only bolster the Islamic Republic’s drive for a nuclear weapon.

Neither Israel nor the US has the capabilities to obliterate Iran’s atom program, he said, and a military operation against the country’s nuclear facilities “would make a nuclear-armed Iran inevitable. They would just bury the program deeper and make it more covert.”

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