Last week’s announcement by the Russian government that they are cancelling a ban on selling S-300 defensive missiles to Iran seems to be sparking a flurry of comments from US and Israeli officials insisting they can attack Iran whenever they want, with or without the S-300.
Eshel confirmed the S-300 is a “very sophisticated system,” but said he had no doubts that Israel, which had invested “immense resources” in preparing to attack Iran, could get around it in a strike.
The major general went on to complain that S-300s were providing nations a “false sense of immunity from attack,” encouraging them to behave provocatively. It’s unclear which nation he is referring to, as only a handful of nations have them, and none of them are nations Israel is particularly at odds with.
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