Ehud Barak Makes His Feelings Even Clearer on Iran

By Jeffrey Goldberg

The Israeli defense minister Ehud Barak, who last year didn't seem overly eager to attack Iran, now seems ready to go:

Barak, speaking on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS program, indicated that Israel's patience was wearing thin -- and provided an ominous response when asked about the growing speculation of an Israeli military strike.
"I don't think that that is a subject for public discussion," he said. "But I can tell you that the IAEA report has a sobering impact on many in the world, leaders as well as the publics, and people understand that the time has come."

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