Bolton accuses administration of leaking story on Israeli planning along Iran border
Published March 29, 2012
Former U.S. diplomat John Bolton alleged Thursday that the Obama administration leaked a story about covert Israeli activity in order to foil potential plans by the country to attack Iran's nuclear program. Bolton, who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in the George W. Bush administration, was responding to an article in Foreign Policy magazine that quoted government sources claiming Israel had been granted access to airfields in Azerbaijan -- along Iran's northern border. The article did not state exactly what the Israelis' intentions were, but it suggested it could point to a possible strike on Iran. "I think this leak today is part of the administration's campaign against an Israeli attack," Bolton claimed on Fox News.
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