British former defense minister sacked for opposing Israeli strike on Iran

Former Defense Minister Sir Nick Harvey of the Liberal Democrats claimed to the London Daily Mail he was sacked in last week’s British cabinet reshuffle to avoid a damaging coalition split over a pre-emptive Israeli strike on Iran which he opposed – unlike his party leader Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The report also discloses the deep involvement of British intelligence agents in attempts to discover Iran’s nuclear secrets and that the US had asked Britain for frigates to patrol the Straits of Hormuz.

 

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