Thursday, March 05, 2009

Iran Can Make A Nuclear Weapon Within Year - Can Get Enough Material To Produce Up To 50 Nuclear Bombs - Israel Seriously Considering Iran Military Op

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From a Wednesday, March 04, 2009 Report by
Iran can develop a nuclear weapon within a year and has ready access to enough fissile material to produce up to 50 nuclear weapons, according to a panel of current and former U.S. officials advising the Obama administration… William Schneider, Jr., chairman of the Defense Science Board and a former undersecretary of state in the Reagan administration, offered those estimates Wednesday during a news conference announcing the release of a new "Presidential Task Force" report on Iran by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy… The report, entitled "Preventing a Cascade of Instability: U.S. Engagement to Check Iranian Nuclear Progress," was signed by a team of policymakers, former officials and Iran scholars that included Sen. Evan Bayh, D-Ind…
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* had this report posted up on their website early this morning and it starts off like this…
Israel is seriously considering taking unilateral military action to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, according to a report by top US political figures and experts released Wednesday… The report also says Israel's time frame for action is growing shorter, not only because of Iranian advances, but because Teheran might soon acquire upgraded air defenses and disperse its nuclear program to additional locations… The report, "Preventing a Cascade of Instability," was put out by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (WINEP). It also argues that international sanctions against Iran need to be intensified urgently for the engagement the Obama administration is planning with Teheran to be effective…

Read the full report at link below…
'Israel Seriously Considering Iran Military Op'
Above Link also has a short IBA News Video Report

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