“General Michael Hayden provides inside look into Israel’s 2007 airstrike on Assad’s nuclear reactor”

CIA director: I was sure if we didn’t strike Syria’s nuclear reactor, Israel would
by Ronen Bergman
December 30, 2016

It was one of the most candid conversations I’ve ever had with him,” says Gen. Michael Hayden as he recounts that fateful meeting with Mossad director Meir Dagan on the seventh floor of the United States Central Intelligence Agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia…That charged conversation at Langley revolved around one question: “How can this thing, which undoubtedly endangers the peace in the region, be destroyed without starting an all-out war in the Middle East?” “This thing” was the Syrian nuclear reactor that was secretly being built at the time in Deir ez-Zor, not far from the Euphrates River. READ MORE

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