Ex-IDF General on Iran Inspection: ‘Don’t Believe, Check!’

Zolfaghar missiles (R) are displayed during a rally marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on June 23, 2017. Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State group mingled with the traditional cries of 'Death to Israel' and 'Death to America' at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran today. / …

The Algemeiner reports: An Israeli defense expert has told a US news outlet the position of both US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran was “not shared by their professional advisers and intelligence communities.”

In an interview with Bloomberg journalist Zev Chafets, IDF Maj. Gen. (ret.) Isaac Ben-Israel — who supervised both the development of Israeli aerial defense systems, as well as the Jewish state’s cybersecurity capabilities — said that “there is an international agreement that prevents Iran from having the Bomb.”

“People may say, how can you believe Iran?” Ben-Israel continued. “The answer is, don’t believe, check! You can do it the old fashioned way, through espionage, and there are also provisions in the deal that permit constant monitoring, which will decrease over 20 years.”

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