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Former Top Officials Say US Should Give Israel Bunker-Buster Bombs to Enhance Nuclear Deal’s Effectiveness

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Dennis Ross. Photo: wiki commons.

Dennis Ross, pictured, and David Petraeus argued that the U.S. should give Israel bunker-buster bombs to prevent Iran from obtaining an atomic bomb. Photo: wiki commons.

The Iran nuclear deal would be far more effective if the United States provided Israel with weapons capable of destroying the Islamic Republic’s atomic facilities, two former high-level U.S. officials wrote in an op-ed for The Washington Post on Wednesday.

Dennis Ross, the former peace envoy and adviser on Middle East issues to a number of presidential administrations, and David Petraeus, the erstwhile Central Intelligence Agency director and former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, argued in an op-ed that Washington needs to make clear that it will use force against Iran if it breaches “the nuclear threshold firewall” after year 15 of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Read full story at The Jerusalem Post.

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