Nightly News | February 02, 2012
>>> "the washington post " is reporting tonight that u.s. defense secretary leon panetta believes there is a, quote, strong likelihood that israel will attack iran this spring to stop iran from building a nuclear bomb . when asked about that report, panetta did not dispute it, and pentagon sources are telling our own jim miklazewski that senior officials there are growing increasingly nervous and concerned over this possibility of an israeli attack on iran 's nuclear facilities coming, quote, some time soon. now, panetta said today the u.s. expressed its concerns to israel. by the way, we are going to have more on all of this from our chief foreign correspondent richard engel from tel aviv tomorrow here on this broadcast.