Yediot Aharonot reported in October 2011 that Kochavi opposed an Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities.
- Major General Aviv Kochavi, Director of Military Intelligence, IDF.
- Neri Brenner, MI chief: Iran can produce 4 bombs, ynetnews.com, 2 February 2012.
- Anshel Pfeffer and Amos Harel, Rising star Kochavi to replace Yadlin as IDF intelligence chief, Haaretz, 17 September 2011.
- Larry Derfner, Finally, Iran plan wakes Israel up to “the Israeli threat”, +972, 2 November 2011.
- IDF spokesperson: I traveled to UK under a false name, jpost.com, 3 January 2011.