Iran War "In 2 Years"
By Bob Roberts
01/04/07 "Mirror" -- -- A WAR against Iran could be
launched within the next two years, a senior adviser to
George Bush warned last night.
CIA specialist on Iran Reuel Marc Gerecht said there had
been a "tidal shift" of opinion towards military action,
especially in Israel.
He added: "I think it has now become highly likely the
Israelis will launch a strike before the end of George
An Israeli attack before the US election in November
2008 risks sparking a military explosion in the Middle
It is likely to be backed up by American and possibly
British air support from Iraq.
Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad could retaliate by
sending the Republican Guard across the border with Iraq
to attack British forces.
Experts warned there would be a massive surge in
Iranianbacked suicide attacks.
The UN has voted unanimously to impose sanctions against
Iran over its failure to halt its nuclear programme.