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UN Atomic Chief Doubts Iran's Ability

October 24, 2008

International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei says Iran does not have the nuclear material to develop a nuclear weapon, a statement that undercuts the Bush administration’s claims about Iran’s intent on building one.

In 2007, a U.S. National Intelligence Estimate concluded that Iran is years away from acquiring the technology necessary to produce a nuclear weapon and had jettisoned a nuclear-weapon component of its research. However, President George W. Bush and other administration officials continued to warn about Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons goals.

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Given the suspicions between Washington and Teheran, Babak Yaktafar, editor-in-chief of Washington Prism, doubts that ElBaradei’s statement will do much to change thinking in the Bush administration. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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