Israeli National Security Advisor Uzi Arad has threatened Iran with
‘heavy’ measures after reports of US augmentation of forces off Iran’s
Uzi Arad, senior advisor to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu, said Monday that he believes the situation with Iran may
escalate; Tehran may have to pay a heavy price for what he called
defying the world.
“Israel is being silent, on acting in the Middle East’s fighting on
terrorism, and therefore events that takes place in the region, are on
the hype,” Arad told a conference in the coast city of Herzliya.
Arad made the remarks as Israeli politicians have masterminded a
wave of undercover operations and terror plots in numerous countries,
including Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Iran.
In the latest such incident the Israeli intelligence agency, Mossad,
has been accused of assassinating senior Palestinian commander, Mahmoud
al-Mabhouh, in Dubai on January 20.
Hamas officials say they have concrete evidence that Mossad staged
Their claims have been somewhat supported by Dubai Police Chief
Dhahi Khalfan. “It could be Mossad,” AFP quoted police Chief Dhahi
Khalfan as saying on Sunday.
The comments also come as Sunday media reports reveal that Tel
Aviv’s staunch ally has taken steps to increase the capability of
land-based Patriot missiles… >>>