Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu describes concerns over Iran’s nuclear ambitions at UN General Assembly address (AP/Richard Drew)

The New York Times has revealed some shocking information about Israel’s plans to attack Iran.

A New York Times report entitled “The Secret History of the Push to Strike Iran” details the debates within and between the U.S. and Israeli governments over whether to attack the Islamic Republic.

The report reveals that Israel came far closer to attacking Iran, in order to thwart a perceived nuclear threat, than has previously been reported.

American spy satellites had detected clusters of Israeli aircraft making early preparations for an attack.

Watch to learn more about this shocking revelation.