Ex-IDF Intel Chief: Constant Data Collection Needed to Monitor Iran Nuclear Projects

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee

The Jerusalem Post reports: The intelligence needed to keep Iran from getting nuclear weapons is “a puzzle” that constantly needs to be assembled to prevent the Islamic Republic from cheating on the nuclear deal, former IDF Military Intelligence chief Maj.-Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin told The Jerusalem Post.

Yadlin, currently director of the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) in Tel Aviv, said that obtaining the right intelligence is one of the prerequisites to catching any Iranian attempt to walk across the nuclear threshold during the life of the deal it signed in 2015 or when the agreement’s 2023, 2025 and 2030 deadlines expire.

Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s threat to Iran on Wednesday and announcement on CBS’s 60 Minutes that he will ask the Trump administration to undo the Iran nuclear pact, most critics assume the real endgame will be catching Iranian attempts to cheat and attempt to obtain nuclear power.

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