Preps for an attack from NAVSUPPFACDG could go unnoticed, done mostly by night etc. And if Bushehr is the primary target the egress could be made west via Iraq and Jordan, no point returning to Diego and politically less captious since they could say they ingress was made the same way and hide US involvement. But I doubt that only one site would be attacked.
I'm very aware that such an action could end in major theatre conflict. I can't look inside Sharon's head, but I wouldn't bet that Israel wouldn't use nuclear warheads in a pre-emptive nuclear strike. And I can't second other notions here, that Isreal would only use their nuclear warheads as deterrence. Contrary I can't imagine a country more likely to do a pre-emptive nuclear strike.
But how realistic is an Israeli action against Iran altogether?
@ 177: How should they get their jets there unnoticed? Why should Turkey or Russia let that stunt be pulled? Azerbaijan is as far away from Bushehr as Tel Aviv. Egress very difficult.
Last edited by Distiller; 22nd December 2003 at 16:36.
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