January 04, 2006

I see a bad (cresent) moon risin'...

Secret services say Iran is trying to assemble a nuclear missile

The Iranian government has been successfully scouring Europe for the sophisticated equipment needed to develop a nuclear bomb, according to the latest western intelligence assessment of the country's weapons programmes.

Scientists in Tehran are also shopping for parts for a ballistic missile capable of reaching Europe, with "import requests and acquisitions ... registered almost daily", the report seen by the Guardian concludes.

The warning came as Iran raised the stakes in its dispute with the United States and the European Union yesterday by notifying the International Atomic Energy Authority that it intended to resume nuclear fuel research next week. Tehran has refused to rule out a return to attempts at uranium enrichment, the key to the development of a nuclear weapon.

Read the full article from the Guardian HERE

Me: Hey, I know... Let's continue sitting on our hands and see if the problem goes away. Rational Iran will see the errors in its ways. Gosh darnit, I'm just sure of it!

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