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June 24, 2008

John Bolton Predicts Israel Will Attack Iran Before Next President Is Sworn In

He cited an unnamed "high-ranking moustache with contacts in the Israeli military establishment" as the basis for this prediction.

The anonymous facial hair further specifies the attack would likely come post-election but pre-inauguration.

The Arab world would be "pleased" by Israeli strikes against Iranian nuclear facilities, he said in an interview with The Daily Telegraph.

"It [the reaction] will be positive privately. I think there'll be public denunciations but no action," he said.

Mr Bolton, an unflinching hawk who proposes military action to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons, bemoaned what he sees as a lack of will by the Bush administration to itself contemplate military strikes.
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"It's clear that the administration has essentially given up that possibility," he said. "I don't think it's serious any more. If you had asked me a year ago I would have said I thought it was a real possibility. I just don't think it's in the cards."

Alas, he's probably right about the last.

Thanks to blacksheep.


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