Israel Preps for Strike on Iran Nuke Facilities


JERUSALEM, Israel -- Israel is gearing up for a military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities this year, according to the Israeli daily Ha'aretz.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly ordered the Israel Defense Forces to spend nearly $3 billion for a possible military strike in the coming months.

The report follows a statement earlier this week by Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, who said he supported a unilateral strike on Iran because he believes the Obama administration won't strike its nuclear facilities.

Ya'alon said Israel has "nobody to look out for us but ourselves."

In the meantime, the U.S. and five other world powers met this week for a second round of talks in Vienna with Iran over its nuclear program.

Israeli leaders compared those talks to a Persian bazaar in which Iran delays for time while continuing its nuclear program.

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