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All right well a -- -- Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert stunning much of the world today that you hear about this saying that an Israeli attack and it act.
On Iranian nuclear sites -- quote unavoidable.
Israel says international sanctions against Iran have done little to slow the country from developing nuclear weapons.
So good that -- be a major factor behind the record runup we've seen in oil.
That no one is paying enough attention to that is the military threat.
Connecting the dots for us tonight former Saturday special ops officer Mike Baker Mike has also the CEO.
Intelligence company presents.
Might -- it -- that that it was a Transport Minister could not have been more blunt.
Does he -- so -- and -- yeah I mean and that is not all of the usual grind what do you make up.
Well I mean I think there's there's some problems and and the reason why it it it took on extra -- was because it wasn't just anybody.
In the government saying at this this is the former army chief -- exactly exactly and he's a deputy minister he's he's involved in this strategic.
And security planning discussions for the current prime minister.
And also there's a track record.
So the fact that they have they have actually done preemptive strike before back in 81 just this past September with Syria even though the -- said it wouldn't have anything.
That added some significance to these comments but to say that an attack is unavoidable mean it is no wonder there's there's an added tension on a day when.
Oh do you agree on that penalty if an attack is that all of this is always been -- you know might fit.
To speculative fear.
Out there that Israel.
Would that take into its own hands something that argues the global community is not and that is the Iranian nuclear threat.
And that it would do something about.
Well I think it's and I think it's a distinct possibility.
I mean there on the front line and and and frankly.
You've gotten making a speculation here but their intelligence is probably better than ours at times related to their neighbors and in particular Ryan's new capable.
So I think when they make a statement like this now that there is an element here of politics.
There's a possibility that the current prime minister.
May be on his way out due to a corruption scandal and certainly.
-- did Transport Minister who made these comments Shaul Mofaz.
Is a candidate to take that position and there's not a lot of love lost right now between he and -- homeless so that may be some political reason behind him announcing this just now.
They're also going to be -- recent product to do something like this in south could they're not I mean and nothing gets your mind also the domestic scandal that -- them.
-- an attack.
But that's -- that's true and and I think that there is a possibility that it may have been a concerted effort here although it it appears once that -- -- made comments.
-- -- office came out and they seemed a little bit.
Conservative and they said well we.
You know we we think the sanctions are effective but they are important and we think there are more steps it could be some real -- Quickly -- to jump on you we got a break coming here did let me play this out for you then let's say they do it.
Play that out from.
It depends on what the leftover retaliatory capability is for the -- Ryan's.
And there are a number of sites of the Israelis would have to deal with.
Their resources would be stretched thin on a first preemptive attack.
So you know did the success of that first attack would then dictate.
How ugly it gets afterwards but we also have to remember there's not a lot of love lost between some of the Arab nations and Iran.
-- -- that there's a number of issues here my case of the good we can love it when you're on the so thank you very much.
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