Tagged with nuclear

Does Israel have reason to target Syria nuclear experts?

The story immediately fueled the conspiratorial theories that maybe Israeli intelligence, namely the Mossad, had been behind it. THIS UNDATED image released by the US government shows a suspected nuclear reactor plant under construction in Syria.. (photo credit:REUTERS) According to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, more than 200,000 people have … Continue reading

Immense Explosion in Iran May Have Nuclear Origins

Huge blast in Qazvin, rumored site of nuclear center; ‘many casualties’ expected.  By Eliran Aharon, Tova Dvorin An immense explosion has been heard throughout the northern Iranian city of Qazvin, semi-official Fars news agency reported, and many casualties are expected from the blast. Around 1.1 million people live in the city, which is located about 100 … Continue reading

Surprise Attack on Iran: Can Israel Do It?

Thomas Saether According to a report in March by the Israeli daily Haaretz, Israel continues to prepare for a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Quoting anonymous members of the Knesset who were present during hearings on the military budget, officials in the Israel Defense Force (IDF) have allegedly received instructions to continue preparing for a … Continue reading

Obama, the Bomb and the Fatwa

Written by : Amir Taheri When lobbying to prevent further sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, US President Barack Obama often refers to a fatwa, an Islamic religious opinion. According to Obama, the fatwa supposedly issued by “Supreme Guide” Ali Khamenei, confirms Tehran’s claims that its nuclear program is entirely peaceful. Obama does not … Continue reading

US General Warns America Must Take Out Iran

Former Deputy Under Secretary of Defense calls Iran existential threat, says US should lead attack or at least aid Israeli strike. By Ari Yashar The interim agreement between Iran and Western powers last November is a “farce,” according to Lieutenant General (ret.) William G. “Jerry” Boykin. The former senior military official warned that the US … Continue reading

Intel Chief: Iran Will Have ICBM By 2015

BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff Iran will have inter-continental ballistic missiles by 2015, a top intelligence official told the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday. “I think when the Chairman [of the Joint Chiefs of Staff] talked about our assessment being in the 2015 timeframe, given the development that we’ve seen, that’s accurate,” Defense Intelligence Agency … Continue reading

Thanks Obama: Pay Day for the Mullahs

by Joseph Klein Iran is receiving $550 million of its frozen oil revenues under the interim nuclear deal the Obama administration has pushed forward with Iran. The United States “helped facilitate the transfer” of the funds to Iran through unnamed foreign banks according to Reuters, citing a U.S. Treasury spokeswoman.  Iran’s official IRNA news agency … Continue reading

Tehran has capacity to break out to bomb if it wishes, intelligence chief James Clapper tells Senate, but would be detected if it tried to do so By Marissa Newman Janu Read more: Iran can now build and deliver nukes, US intel reports

Tehran has capacity to break out to bomb if it wishes, intelligence chief James Clapper tells Senate, but would be detected if it tried to do so By Marissa Newman Iran now has all the technical infrastructure to produce nuclear weapons should it make the political decision to do, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper … Continue reading