Skip to comments.ISIS Has Seized 88 Pounds Of Uranium In Northern Iraq
Posted on 07/09/2014 8:15:02 PM PDT by Nachum
With the mainstream media having moved on in the news cycle to Dow 'almost' 17,000 and the 'Border Crisis' Scandal, it seems The Islamic State (the terrorists formerly known as ISIS) have stepped up their game and come out swinging... by seizing 88 pounds of nuclear material (uranium compounds) from Mosul University. As Iraq's UN Ambassador warned, "these nuclear materials, despite the limited amounts mentioned, "can be used in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction... or in combination with other materials in its terrorist acts."
As Reuters reports, insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad."
Nearly 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of uranium compounds were kept at Mosul University, Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in the July 8 letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday.
"Terrorist groups have seized control of nuclear material at the sites that came out of the control of the state," Alhakim wrote, adding that such materials "can be used in manufacturing weapons of mass destruction."
"These nuclear materials, despite the limited amounts mentioned, can enable terrorist groups, with the availability of the required expertise, to use it separate or in combination with other materials in its terrorist acts," said Alhakim.
The US is playing down the threat (for a change)
(Excerpt) Read more at zerohedge.com ...
But Bush lied! There are no chemical or nuclear materials in Iraq! (LIBERAL HEAD EXPLODES!)
You know, I think we played this game before. Time to stock up on Rad-Away.
A separate report from yesterday stated ISIS also has captured 2,500 of Saddam’s rockets filled with SARIN, the nerve has that Aum Shinrikyo used to attack the Tokyo subway system.
This is the Reuters story:
Author in your link is a character in Fight Club.
and why wouldn’t they....
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this is the perfect place and time to deploy neutron weapons
we need to take out these people entirely , before much more time passes and there is only one way .
and don’t worry about collateral damages .
They are coming for us anyway . Hit them first . Hit um now .
Good thing Obama is securing our borders.
Rule number one is: You're not supposed to notice that.
This is a disaster. No one is taking this seriously. Americans will die and it’s the Left’s fault (probably their plan). God please help us.
what a surprise,
Uranium?? But that can’t be..the media has said for years and years that Bush critter was a liar, that there were no WMD’s in Iraq so how can this be..could it be..the media..they lied..oh good heavens
I don’t think we have any.
There is not now nor there ever has been WMD in Iraq. It is all a Cheney lie to increase the profits of Haliburton!
Obviously this is Bush’s fault for not finding it before when it wasn’t there.
These IS guys are clever—not your common breed of terrorist—thyey will use this for dirty bombs—I believe. Wait til they make Washington DC a radioactive wasteland. Get some illegals to carry it across the border in napsacks (if they die—so what?) Take out Houston, or Dallas. Blow up the cowboys in a big game? Lots of damage they could do—imagine what they could do to Iran? Or Israel?
I bet we do and I bet Israel does
and Russia ....it’s time to see if they work
as intended .
There’s a sizable amount of yellow cake that we recovered after the war, and that then went missing, that’s probably still floating around somewhere in the area too.
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