I didn’t hear anything about this. Last month, Israel attacked suspected nuclear reactor in Syria. Wow. Where was the international media? NY Times? Washington Post? Now, Israel is a country that understands how to keep a secret. I’ll have to read more on this story but it appears at first glance that Israel has made the right more.
Israel’s air attack on Syria last month was directed against a site that Israeli and American intelligence analysts judged was a partly constructed nuclear reactor, apparently modeled on one North Korea has used to create its stockpile of nuclear weapons fuel, according to American and foreign officials with access to the intelligence reports.
The description of the target addresses one of the central mysteries surrounding the Sept. 6 attack, and suggests that Israel carried out the raid to demonstrate its determination to snuff out even a nascent nuclear project in a neighboring state. The Bush administration was divided at the time about the wisdom of Israel’s strike, American officials said, and some senior policy makers still regard the attack as premature. (more…)