US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro: 'The military option against Iran isn't just possible, it's ready; UPDATED WITH VIDEOUS ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro told a closed forum in Tel Aviv on Tuesday that a US attack on Iran isn't just possible, it's ready (link in Hebrew).
Shapiro told the closed forum on Tuesday that the United States has prepared and tested battle plans.
Shapiro's talk was taped by Makor Rishon correspondent Zev Kam.
Check back later - I'm hoping to have the audio (although it may also be in Hebrew - Shapiro speaks Hebrew fluently.
And lest you think this is unrealistic, keep in mind that the US has two carrier strike forces in the Gulf region, a third in the Indian Ocean, has conducted air exercises in the last month with Saudi, French and GCC air forces, and has F22's in the UAE and F15's in Djibouti.
UPDATE 7:39 PM BOSTON TIME
I now have video of Dan Shapiro. It's mostly in Hebrew but the part you want to hear is in English starting at the 0:47 mark.
Let's go to the videotape.
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