Military Politics: Military alone can’t stop Iran’s nuke program, Gen. James Mattis says

Iran’s nuclear program cannot be stopped by military means, by either the U.S. or by Israel, the recently retired chief of U.S. Central Command said over the weekend.

“I don’t think anyone can destroy a program that has spread out from Tehran to the mountains, from underground facilities to above ground,” retired Marine Gen. James Mattis said Saturday.

Even successful military strikes would likely only destroy and block the entrances to hardened underground facilities, Gen. Mattis said.

//It only stopped the British, Germans, Russians, Japanese, Koreans etc.

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