When Meir Dagan retired as director of Israel's secret service Mossad he warned against his country launching a military strike against Iran. His comments sparked criticisms from some in Israel concerned about Tehran's controversial nuclear programme.
The former Mossad boss tells Stephen Sackur why he believes an attack would be counter productive and could even strengthen the hand of Iran.
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