White House Leak: Cheney's Plan for Iran Attack Starts With Israeli Missile Strike

Cheney-Natanz

By Gregor Peter Schmitz and Cordula Meyer
October 26, 2007

(DER SPIEGEL) — In the scenario concocted by Cheney’s strategists, Washington’s first step would be to convince Israel to fire missiles at Iran’s uranium enrichment plant in Natanz. Tehran would retaliate with its own strike, providing the US with an excuse to attack military targets and nuclear facilities in Iran.

This information was leaked by an official close to the vice president. Full Report