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2004-08-01 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iran Resumes Building Nuclear Centrifuges
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Posted by Fred 2004-08-01 1:50:13 PM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [640 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 I am sure that the US and Israel have made plans for a raid on the Iranian nuclear facilities. Waiting still increases my anxiety level, though. I worry especially about the Black Turbans giving enriched U235, either raw, or or in the form of a device to proxies for their use in blackmail.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2004-08-01 2:46:17 PM||   2004-08-01 2:46:17 PM|| Front Page Top

#2 Possibly, more than any single issue, Iran serves as the perfect bellwether for Europe's complete inability to act in their own interest. This crippling degree of inaction in the face of a massive threat mandates unilateral action by those with detectable blood concentrations of testosterone.
Posted by Zenster 2004-08-01 3:10:35 PM||   2004-08-01 3:10:35 PM|| Front Page Top

#3 Iran also serves as a truth test for Kerry.

He ignored it in his acceptance speech. Can he address the Iran issue credibly or even coherently when he's asked about it?
Posted by mhw 2004-08-01 4:09:56 PM||   2004-08-01 4:09:56 PM|| Front Page Top

#4 I know everyone says that we can't bomb all the nuclear targets in Iran -- too many of them, too dispersed, too well guarded by defense systems, buried too well into civilian areas. Nope, nope, can't be done.

Sounds like a challenge for some Tomahawks and VERY precision guided weapons. Lots of them. Which we happen to have. Hmmmm ......
Posted by Steve White  2004-08-01 9:34:12 PM||   2004-08-01 9:34:12 PM|| Front Page Top

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