The sometimes hysterical debate about Iran’s alleged nuclear weapons program – and the need to launch preemptive strikes to stop it – often ignores the remaining steep obstacles to Iran developing a nuclear bomb even if it wanted one.
Former State Department intelligence chief Greg Thielmann, who was a leading dissenter against the Bush administration’s bogus claims about Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, explains why many professional analysts in the U.S. intelligence community question Iran’s supposed nuclear progress.
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Thielmann points out that recent news of Iran's identification of another enrichment site, while possibly a little late, demonstrates compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty, and should be viewed as evidence that the regime is not moving any closer to a developed bomb, rather than the opposite.
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