Meir Dagan, former head of Mossad, the Israeli intelligence services, said he was opposed to the hour strikes against Iranian nuclear sites, in an interview on U.S. television. "Attacking Iran before he thought about all the other approaches is not sustainable," Dagan said in excerpts of an interview with CBS and to be broadcast in full Sunday.
Barack Obama "made clear that the military option is possible and he would not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons, and experience I trust the American president," he told Meir Dagan, who left office in January 2011 after eight years as head of Mossad. The Jewish state has multiplied in recent weeks the threat of military action designed to prevent Tehran from making irreversible progress towards nuclear weapons.
Israeli Prime Minister said Monday in a speech in Washington that neither diplomacy nor sanctions had managed to frustrate the development of nuclear program of Iran, adding: "None of us can afford to wait much longer. "President Obama, who received Monday Netanyahu has not ruled out the use of force as a last resort, but has favored diplomacy and sanctions to deter Iran from proceeding towards a nuclear weapon. For its part, Tehran says its nuclear program is peaceful in nature.