Skip to comments.Assadís Secret: Evidence Points to Syrian Push for Nuclear Weapons
Posted on 01/18/2015 10:22:51 AM PST by Olog-hai
For years, it was thought that Israel had destroyed Syrias nuclear weapons capability with its 2007 raid on the Kibar complex. Not so. New intelligence suggests that Bashar al-Assad is still trying to built the bomb. And he may be getting help from North Korea and Iran. [ ]
Analysts say that the Syrian atomic weapon program has continued in a secret, underground location. According to information they have obtained, approximately 8,000 fuel rods are stored there. Furthermore, a new reactor or an enrichment facility has very likely been built at the sitea development of incalculable geopolitical consequences.
Some of the uranium was apparently hidden for an extended period at Marj as-Sultan near Damascus, a site that the IAEA likewise views with suspicion. Satellite images from December 2012 and February 2013 show suspicious activity at Marj as-Sultan. The facility, located not far from a Syrian army base, had become the focal point of heavy fighting with rebels. Government troops had to quickly move everything of value. They did so, as intelligence officials have been able to reconstruct, with the help of Hezbollah, the radical Shiite Party of God based in Lebanon. The well-armed militia, which is largely financed by Iran, is fighting alongside Assads troops.
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Oh I wouldn’t worry about it. We’ll have ISIS in control before that happens.
Fool me once....
Surely the rebels and defectors know where this place is — they would already have tried to take it.
Funny how ISIS doesn’t bother to try to invade Iran too, isn’t it?
It is well known that the mullahs of Iran are using Syria to develop their nuclear capability away from the eyes of the international inspectors. Assad is just going long with what his Iranian bosses tell him, like Obama.
It won’t happen.
Muslims feigning disorder to confuse who they regard as their enemies is a major point of the Koran, never mind Sun Tzu’s Art Of War.
Well, Erdogan never pretended to be our ally, at least. He was always openly Islamist, if one just looks at his rhetoric even back then.
Yet we happily ship weapons through Turkey from the last righteous war in Libya to the “moderate” rebels in Syria who change sides and join Isis.
We’ve switched sides and will one day burn for it.
The libs here have been sending financial aid to the jihadists for ages, whether it be the “Palestinians”, MB or any other such groups. Utterly inexcusable, and it will inexorably lead to WW3.
The “libs” include a fair number of republicans like McCain and friends. And as far as MB is concerned, we aren’t stopping a damn thing as long as we’re on our knees servicing guys like Grover Norquist.
Funny how Assad doesn’t attack ISIS either.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
I would MUCH RATHER see Basher in control of their nukes than ISIS.
...but nice try media.
Much easier to bomb Syrian reactors than Iran’s. They’re right next door.
No problem, ISIS is just a JV team..
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