"Israel must destroy Iran's nuclear program within the next 12 months or risk being attacked with an atomic bomb itself, the former head of the Mossad told the British Sunday Telegraph.
"As an intelligence officer working with the worst-case scenario, I can tell you we should be prepared," Shabtai Shavit, who served as Mossad chief from 1989 to 1996, told the British paper.
"We should do whatever necessary on the defensive side, on the offensive side, on the public opinion side for the West, in case sanctions don't work. What's left is a military action."
"The time that is left to be ready is getting shorter all the time," Shavit told the Telegraph......"
Also see the original interview in the Sunday Telegraph:
Israel has a year to stop Iran bomb, warns ex-spy