Saturday, November 3, 2012

Will Azerbaijan Permit Israel To Launch An Attack On Iran From Their Country

Will An Israeli Strike On Iran Come From Azerbaijan? -- Michael Moran, Global Post

The standoff between Iran, Israel and the United States over Tehran's nuclear weapons ambitions has drawn in another player: Azerbaijan.

According to intelligence officials, Iran's security services have concluded that Azerbaijan, its Muslim neighbor to the north, has been enlisted by Israel in a campaign of cyber attacks, assassinations and detailed military planning aimed at destabilizing and ultimately destroying Tehran's nuclear research program.

That Iranian perspective, described by a range of current and former US intelligence officials who asked that their names remain confidential, has led to a crackdown on Iran's sizeable ethnic Azeri minority and the launch of an Iranian counter espionage offensive to destabilize the government of President Ilham Aliev. Ethnic Azeris are Iran's largest minority group, comprising about 16 percent of the population, mostly clustered along the northern border and in Tehran.

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My Comment: Will Azerbaijan go to war against Iran to accommodate Israel .... no.

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