Skip to comments.Intel Chief: ‘We Don’t Know’ Whether Iran Will Build Nuke Weapons
Posted on 02/09/2016 2:11:14 PM PST by Nachum
The top U.S. intelligence official told Congress on Tuesday that Iran could move forward with the construction of a nuclear weapon at any time and that there is no way to know the Islamic Republic will build these weapons following the implementation of a landmark agreement hailed by the Obama administration as a definitive step towards preventing an Iranian nuclear bomb.
James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, told Congress during an open hearing that despite an intelligence budget in the billions, his office remains uncertain about Iranâs nuclear intentions.
âWe do not know whether Iran will eventually decide to build nuclear weapons,â Clapper said, adding that if the Islamic Republic âchooses to,â it maintains the âability to build missile-deliverable nuclear weapons.â
Clapper further noted that Iran primarily views the nuclear agreement as a way to reap a large cash windfall while retaining the core of its nuclear infrastructure.
âIran probably views the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a means to remove sanctions while preserving some of its nuclear capabilities, as well as the option to eventually expand its nuclear infrastructure,â he said.
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This is intelligence?
Whaddaya mean? Of course they will.
Iran has already said they will not stop with their plans for nukes. And they’ve said it many times.
If you aren’t sure, look at North Korea (as Cruz pointed out). And if you still aren’t sure, please get out of government.
Shocking, I say!
With the huge flush of cash that was just GIVEN to them, the Iranians can BUY all the necessary nuclear weaponry, from the North Koreans, that they want or can reasonably be expected to use before they succumb to MASSIVE retaliation.
What the heck, they already have a pretty good handle on the intermediate range ballistic missiles they need for delivery to Israel. Maybe even to the more recalcitrant countries in Europe.
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Intel Chief: âWe Donât Knowâ Whether Iran Will Build Nuke WeaponsThey won't have to build one. Thanks to Ted Cruz and other brain dead Senators that gave Obama/Kerry veto proof approval of the Iran deal, Iran can now BUY nuclear weapons with the $150 BILLION WE GAVE THEM.
As to North Korea. They are trying to get on that same Obama/Kerry/Cruz gravy train...Why wouldn't they? They know suckers when they see one.
Intel chief? More like fum duck.
Intel Chief publicly declares himself to be an ignorant, incompetent, ass.
hmmm... James? did you think to ask bibi or king salman?
guess not. They know from hillary’s e mails not to trust you
Well, I know they are. Should I call him?
‘We don’t know...’
Take a wild guess, Sherlock.
Jim Clapper was a dips**t when he was LTG Clapper and Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency; he hasn’t gotten any smarter.
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