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Iran is only months away from building a nuke, has ballistic warhead capability

Posted by avideditor on March 25, 2009

Bomb Iran before it is to late from DEBKA.

 

Israel: Iran is only months away from building a nuke, has ballistic warhead capability


Israel's military intelligence chief Maj. Amos Yadlin 

Israel’s military intelligence chief Maj. Amos Yadlin

Israel’s AMAN military intelligence director, Maj. Amos Yadlin updated the Knesset foreign affairs and security committee on the state of Iran’s nuclear progress Wednesday, March 25. He reported that although Iran is only months away from a capacity to make a nuclear bomb and has attained a warhead capability, Tehran has decided not to cross the threshold so as to avoid provoking Western retaliation.

DEBKAfile‘s military sources report this is not Tehran’s true rationale. The Iranians are held back by two more compelling motives:

1. They will not be satisfied with a single nuclear bomb, but would rather build up an arsenal of 10 to 12 bombs and warheads for which they are short of enough enriched uranium at the moment. Read the rest of this entry »

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