Aug 8 2010

VIPS-Letter to Obama: War with Iran

From Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, by Ray McGovern, Larry Johnson, Patrick Lang, Colleen Rowley, and more listed below.

By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity
August 3, 2010

MEMORANDUM FOR: The President

FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS)

SUBJECT: War With Iran

We write to alert you to the likelihood that Israel will attack Iran as early as this month. This would likely lead to a wider war.

Israel’s leaders would calculate that once the battle is joined, it will be politically untenable for you to give anything less than unstinting support to Israel, no matter how the war started, and that U.S. troops and weaponry would flow freely. Wider war could eventually result in destruction of the state of Israel.

This can be stopped, but only if you move quickly to pre-empt an Israeli attack by publicly condemning such a move before it happens.

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