Dissent, elections make Israel's next steps on Iran difficult to predict

Christian Science Monitor – May 4, 2012

Top Israeli political and military figures remain at odds over their opinions on 's regime and its nuclear program, making it difficult to guess what 's next steps will be. The prime minister's announcement this week that he is open to moving elections up by more than a year only increase the uncertainty. , all of whom have downplayed the threat that Iran poses to Israel and criticized Mr. Barak and/ "Olmert, Dagan, and Diskin are traveling the world and are weakening Israeli leaders' accomplishment of turning the Iranian issue into an ...