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We would know if Iran had made Ďa breakoutí to the bomb, White House says
timesofisrael.com ^ | August. 10, 2012 | Michal Shmulovich

Posted on 08/10/2012 7:00:33 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

he United States said Friday it can see what’s going on with Iran’s nuclear program and that it would know if Tehran is close to obtaining a nuclear weapon.

“I would also say that we have eyes — we have visibility into the program, and we would know if and when Iran made what’s called a breakout move towards acquiring a weapon,” said Jay Carney, spokesman for the White House.

Carney later said he was referring to International Atomic Energy Agency officials who are mandated to inspect Iran’s nuclear sites.

However, Iran has repeatedly refused to let inspectors into key nuclear sites.

Military sites in Iran that do not have confirmed nuclear activities are off-limits to inspectors, AFP noted, unless they are provided for by agreement or under the terms of an Additional Protocol to the NPT (Nuclear non-Proliferation Treaty) — which Iran dropped in 2006.

Carney said Washington still believes there is time for the “extremely and increasingly aggressive sanctions” against Iran to work.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; israel; waronterror

1 posted on 08/10/2012 7:00:37 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

These guy sure talk a lot.


2 posted on 08/10/2012 7:02:36 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Whatever a homosexual union might be or represent, it is not physically marital. - F.Cardinal George)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That’s comforting realizing he has been anti-Israel and pro Arab, and doesn’t have the slightest clue he has been.

(wink wink)


3 posted on 08/10/2012 7:02:36 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

http://www.timesofisrael.com/decision-by-netanyahu-and-barak-to-strike-iran-is-almost-final-israeli-tv-says/

Decision by Netanyahu, Barak to strike Iran is almost final — Israel TV


4 posted on 08/10/2012 7:03:01 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Free ThinkerNY

That is a true statement. Tel Aviv would know about any Iranian nukes first, and Washington DC would discover the unpleasant truth shortly thereafter.


5 posted on 08/10/2012 7:03:16 PM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I can’t post what I want to. Suffice it to say that 90% of our political problems would be solved.


6 posted on 08/10/2012 7:05:12 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
We would know if Iran had made ‘a breakout’ to the bomb, White House says

No doubt, but would the tell anyone.

7 posted on 08/10/2012 7:06:04 PM PDT by doc1019 (Romney will NEVER get my vote.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

I don’t think they even know whether North Korea has the bomb.


8 posted on 08/10/2012 7:07:32 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obamaid has to go.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obama doesn’t know sh...er...Obamastuff.

Dumb is as Obama does.

The man is a cretin.

Harvard law is now an official joke.

The man is stupid.

The man is dumb.

Get the point???


9 posted on 08/10/2012 7:09:35 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Free ThinkerNY

So, how many Iranians did Carney just kill by mouthing off?


10 posted on 08/10/2012 7:10:01 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Pollster1

More likely than #2 hitting Washington it will detonate about 300 miles above Kansas City. The resulting EMP will destroy the electric grid and anything using modern computer chips. One bomb will literally send us back to the 18th century from a technology perspective. Unfortunately very few of us will have the survival skills of 18th century men and women. The land will not support a population of 300 million using 18th century agriculture methods. Likely more than 200 million will die in the first year.


11 posted on 08/10/2012 7:10:42 PM PDT by Soul of the South
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We’d see the flashes...


12 posted on 08/10/2012 7:13:09 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1299 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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13 posted on 08/10/2012 7:26:32 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And the CIA said the same thing about North Korea.


14 posted on 08/10/2012 7:26:58 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They are real good at knowing things in advance.
I give you, Pearl Harbor, the first Russian bomb, the first Indian bomb, the Chinese bomb, the Israeli bomb, the Pakistani bomb, the fall of the USSR and Berlin wall, 9/11,,,,etc.

NOTHING gets by our agencies!

Ok, in 1942 we started with little more than mathmatics on a chalkboard and the basic theoretical concept. In 3 years we detonated trinity and had two deliverable types, and used them in combat.

I’m mystified by those who think it would take Iran decades.
1) They have sources of mineable uranium.
2) The plans and blueprints are universally available.
3) The physics is well understood and studied by a generation of Iranian physicists educated in the west.
4) Their oil exports easily funds any effort they make.
5) They have the advanges of modern computers, CAD/CAM, and all sorts of time compressing technology that the Manhattan Project could only dream of.
6) They have electronic and microchip control technology that didn’t exist back in the day.

We actually should expect a surprise test blast on any given day.

It’s clear that the world has decided they will allow Iran to have the bomb, and are only waiting for the inevitable test. They are having this farce of stopping Iran, ad it will ed the day after the test. Like with North Korea they know they will have to endure a few weeks of news stories. Then they can stop playing the “stop Iran” game.


15 posted on 08/10/2012 7:29:24 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The White house can't find its butt with both hands and they think they'll know if Iran had a breakout bomb?

Or maybe they'd know. You think they'll tell us?

The populace is not a “need to know” entity.

16 posted on 08/10/2012 7:32:37 PM PDT by KittenClaws
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bam-bam won’t do an f-ing thing to stop Iran from getting the bomb.


17 posted on 08/10/2012 7:34:49 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yes, the mushroom clouds over DC, NY, and LA should be visible from a radius of at least 50 miles each.


18 posted on 08/10/2012 7:35:56 PM PDT by rotstan
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The port of Los Angeles ceasing to exist would be a good indicator that they made significant progress.


19 posted on 08/10/2012 7:42:41 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Free ThinkerNY
But, everyone knows the White House lies about everything.

Why should we believe a dang thing these dweebs say?


20 posted on 08/10/2012 8:03:28 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This Dumb S4!T IN THE WHITE HOUSE WOULDN’T KNOW IF HE HAD A “BREAKOUT” IN HIS SHORTS!!!!!!


21 posted on 08/10/2012 8:04:11 PM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"We would know if Iran had made ‘a breakout’ to the bomb, White House says"

...and most likely celebrate the event.

22 posted on 08/10/2012 8:09:08 PM PDT by Mich Patriot (Today if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse. RReagan)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think the Navy term is “detected apon detonation”.


23 posted on 08/10/2012 8:18:40 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
please... the boy couldn't find his own arse with both hands
24 posted on 08/10/2012 8:22:40 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: musicman


25 posted on 08/10/2012 8:27:44 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“I would also say that we have eyes — we have visibility into the program, and we would know if and when Iran made what’s called a breakout move towards acquiring a weapon,” said Jay Carney, spokesman for the White House.

Yes, Carney was right!

26 posted on 08/10/2012 9:17:56 PM PDT by rawhide
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To: beethovenfan

He will be in there aiding and abetting his brethren as they will be contributing to his caliphate.

In the meanwhile, guaranteed the Iranian computers are broadcasting status via a Israeli bug. Inventories and progress have been be monitored..... Do you think they would waste efforts and valuable resources on just a hunch????

Gotta remember ~ these are the guys who created the bomb 0ver 60 years ago....their genius will be the first on any project!


27 posted on 08/10/2012 10:34:45 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
he United States said Friday it can see what’s going on with Iran’s nuclear program and that it would know if Tehran is close to obtaining a nuclear weapon.

Isn't that pretty much what the Clinton admin thought about Pakistan right up until the moment they set off their "Islamic bomb?"

28 posted on 08/10/2012 10:45:42 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Mich Patriot
True...

There have been libs on record saying it would be desirable if every country had the bomb. IIRC, wasn't one of them Clinton's Energy sec, the woman who made "flying carpet trips" to Pakistan all the time, taking delegations fo American businessmen with her?

29 posted on 08/10/2012 10:52:21 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

yeah right....keep deluding yourselves. This is the same crew that is surprized the Al Queda is establishing a foot hold in Syria; the same fools who said the Arab spring was about democracy. The same group that thought spending trillions would help the economy and balance the budget....


30 posted on 08/10/2012 10:53:51 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Jay Carney wouldn’t know if he had his foot up his ass. He’d think it was a normal condition.


31 posted on 08/11/2012 12:49:03 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

They’d know because Iran had just used it to attack Israel. Up to that moment, the Kenyan-born Muzzie would deny it directly and through his posse.

Thanks Free ThinkerNY.


32 posted on 08/11/2012 1:38:12 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Soul of the South
More likely than #2 hitting Washington it will detonate about 300 miles above Kansas City. The resulting EMP will destroy the electric grid and anything using modern computer chips.

I don't think so. There is no glory in our death by disease and starvation; they want to kill us with their own hands. I think they will use their second one either to destroy the largest possible population or to kill our national leadership.

33 posted on 08/11/2012 4:05:42 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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