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Israeli Official Hints Pentagon Plans May Make Lone Strike On Iran Unnecessary

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Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak speaks during a session of the 2013 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting on January 24, 2013 at the Swiss resort of Davos. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images) | Getty File

JERUSALEM — Israel’s departing defense minister, Ehud Barak, said that the Pentagon had prepared sophisticated blueprints for a surgical operation to set back Iran’s nuclear program should the United States decide to attack — a statement that was a possible indication that Israel might have shelved any plans for a unilateral strike, at least for now.

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