Monday, November 07, 2011

Former Mossad Chief Halevy: Iran Attack ‘Will Impact Region For 100 Years’ Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

» Former Mossad Chief Halevy: Iran Attack ‘Will Impact Region For 100 Years’ Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!:
Richard Silverstein
Eurasia Review
November 6, 2011

Ynet reports (fuller Hebrew version) that Ephraim Halevy, a former Mossad director, said yesterday that Iran poses no “existential threat” to Israel and that attacking it must truly be a last resort. Anyone considering such a strike must realize that it would impact not just Israel, but the entire region for the next 100 years. If this was all Halevy said it would be important, but mere reinforcement of views already expressed forcefully by Meir Dagan, the most recent past Mossad chief. What renders the former’s views even more interesting is that he identifies what he considers an even greater existential threat to Israel: the Haredim (ultra-Orthodox):

Haredi radicalism has darkened our lives. It endangers us even more than Ahmadinejad...