Destroying Iran’s Nuclear Facilities Would Take ‘Several Days’ – US Senator Tom Cotton – 10 April 2015

RT logoFor a politician who just days earlier bizarrely remarked that “Iran already controls Tehran,” Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton’s latest comments, about the brief time it would take to eliminate Iran’s nuclear plants, may be greeted with some skepticism.

Cotton, comparing the situation today in Iran with that of Iraq in 1998, said in a radio interview Tuesday that eliminating Iran’s nuclear facilities would only take “several days” of US airstrikes.

“It would be something more along the lines of what President Clinton did in December 1998 during Operation Desert Fox,” Cotton told the Family Research Council’s Washington Watch program. “Several days of air and naval bombing against Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction facilities, for exactly the same kind of behavior, for interfering with weapons inspectors and for disobeying Security Council resolutions.”

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