Ex-IDF Intel Chief Recommends Trump Push UN to Ban Iran Missile Tests

In this Dec. 29, 2016 file photo, released by the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA), a long-range S-200 missile is fired in a military drill in the port city of Bushehr, on the northern coast of Persian Gulf, Iran. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has said …
Amir Kholousi, ISNA via AP

The Jerusalem Post reports: As part of an overall strategy of being tougher on Iran and its nuclear ambitions, the Trump administration should start pushing a UN Security Council Resolution to ban Iranian missile tests, former IDF intelligence chief and INSS director Amos Yadlin wrote in a position paper on Monday.

Yadlin’s article, which he co-wrote with Avner Golov, a former National Security Council official and current INSS researcher, suggested a wide range of new policies for Trump to deter and contain the Iranian nuclear threat.

Yadlin noted that one of the current problems with Iran nuclear-related dynamics is that neither the Iran nuclear deal nor UNSC Resolution 2231 actually ban Iran missile testing.

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