Who's right on Iran: Panetta or Netanyahu?
Wayne Simmons on 'red line' debate
- Duration 3:40
- Date Sep 18, 2012
Wayne Simmons on 'red line' debate
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Should prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a line in the sand must be drawn to prevent Iran from getting -- nuclear weapon now.
-- inconclusive and that is that if you're determined to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons it means you'll pack.
Before they get nuclear weapons are just think that it's important.
To communicate to your wrong that there is a -- and that they won't cross I think a -- line in this case works to reduce the chances of the need for military.
-- -- -- But US security US secretary defense Leon Panetta opposes the so called red line saying quote -- was a kind of political arguments that are used to try to put people in a quarter.
By the red -- necessary or political ploy let's ask -- guy that knows that 25 years in the CIA himself coauthor of this brand new book out today than at times directive.
-- -- -- -- -- Wayne Simmons is here.
Now what would you -- about an operation inside Iran because that's what this is about right and -- -- is a nuclear facility.
Nuclear location inside Iran -- what we know for a fact Brian is that.
Netanyahu is absolutely correct.
-- -- -- playing a very childish very amateurish.
Game with Netanyahu.
The in the -- has some of the very best intelligence in the world that's a fact.
Has the best intelligence in the world we believe.
That collectively they are on the verge of creating a nuclear warhead and when they demeaning tuchman -- new job and -- the models and when they do.
No one is safe in the Middle East and was also is true is we don't know we don't know was the MEK which is an organization that once in in this this government in Iran overthrown.
Saying hey America you're not trust us but I'll tell you one thing you look -- the wrong place for nuclear.
A nuclear location.
Check up -- -- -- that the -- location and sure enough there was a nuclear there's a nuclear factory there's a heavy water program going on that was.
Pointed out to the United States in 20022003.
Time frame and the United States went well.
-- really well there's only one reason to have a heavy water project.
And that was to begin to develop nuclear weapons and then of course they came up with a cycle to which gave them the ability to reach from Iran.
To Europe we now -- drop we see scientists being assassinated centrifuges blowing up friends and I'll worms into their computer system.
And this is those are different operate different -- to stop we're trip up their program this is an actual op did you say it could be.
Could be implemented today yet you have to remember when when we what we wanted to do when we created and advertises directive.
Was I wanted the reader to be able to say wow this guy really did it.
These are bits and pieces and parts of a puzzle throughout -- 27 your career where someone asked me to.
Put together an actual op that could be that may be.
If we had to go this route thank god we we probably shouldn't have to.
But the bombing sequences and here come from.
On no -- real general lieutenant general it was a close personal friend of ours and they were in the White House.
The guy that does this.
In the in the book but I really did it the things that happen and here.
Really happen if you passion about -- show you you passion that the news should definitely gonna love this book because it -- from a guy that actually did this for 27 years and who knows might still be doing -- he wouldn't tell me anyway.
Played David thanks so much for your service to the country and congratulations on the book thank you -- -- -- -- rcn radio meanwhile coming up.