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IAEA: Iran Has Centrifuges for Two Nuclear Weapons Per Year ["7,200 CENTRIFUGES"]
THREATS WATCH.org ^ | June 6, 2009 at 3:43 PM | By Steve Schippert

Posted on 06/07/2009 2:19:09 AM PDT by Cindy

IAEA: Iran Has Centrifuges for Two Nuclear Weapons Per Year

SNIPPET: "This article in the New York Times, Iran Has Centrifuge Capacity for Nuclear Arms, Report Says, should get your attention. Hopefully the report dispels in the eyes of some the incorrect conclusion that those of us who have been warning of the Iranian race for nuclear weapons are fear mongers and over the top. They now have the capability. It is only the desire which can be seen as debatable, even though arguing 'peaceful nuclear power' intentions requires an unhealthy leap of faith and a disconnect from logic, reason and past actions.

A week before Iran's presidential election, atomic inspectors reported Friday that the country has sped up its production of nuclear fuel and increased its number of installed centrifuges to 7,200 -- more than enough, weapon experts said, to make fuel for up to two nuclear weapons a year, if the country decided to use its facilities for that purpose.

That's 7,200 centrifuges - as you will learn later, 4,920 in production and 2,300 installed and awaiting activation."

SNIPPET: "Why does Iran want a heavy water plant? There is only one answer, which is its only purpose: Plutonium production, which is the process of enriching spent uranium fuel - the byproduct of all nuclear plants and the remaining left-over from the uranium enrichment process - into the exponentially more potent plutonium.

Why does Iran want plutonium weapons? Because it alleviates the delivery systems challenges, currently stuck on how to get a large and heavy uranium warhead the distances required. With a plutonium warhead being much smaller and lighter, the missile challenges the West says will take years - based on a likely false uranium warheads assumption - are reduced to nearly nill in comparison."

(Excerpt) Read more at threatswatch.org ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; History; Reference
KEYWORDS: centrifuges; iran; nuclear; plutonium; uranium

1 posted on 06/07/2009 2:19:10 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: All

A Look at Iran
http://www.truthusa.com/IRAN.html


2 posted on 06/07/2009 2:19:46 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Cindy

And, the administration of the anointed one has decided that a nuclear Iran is not such a bad thing in the global scheme of things.

Pantywaist SOB...pretender to the office.

It’s time to take back the country.


3 posted on 06/07/2009 5:00:25 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; ...
Iran Has Centrifuges for Two Nuclear Weapons Per Year

4 posted on 06/07/2009 7:56:09 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/__Since Jan 3, 2004__Profile updated Monday, January 12, 2009)
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