Posted by: mulrickillion | February 25, 2012

U.S. Agencies See No Move by Iran to Build a Bomb

By James Risen and Mark Mazetti, Feb 24, 2012 —

WASHINGTON — Even as the United Nations nuclear watchdog said in a new report Friday that Iran had accelerated its uranium enrichment program, American intelligence analysts continue to believe that there is no hard evidence that Iran has decided to build a nuclear bomb.

Recent assessments by American spy agencies are broadly consistent with a 2007 intelligence finding that concluded that Iran had abandoned its nuclear weapons program years earlier, according to current and former American officials. The officials said that assessment was largely reaffirmed in a 2010 National Intelligence Estimate, and that it remains the consensus view of America’s 16 intelligence agencies. . . .

U.S. Agencies See No Move by Iran to Build a Bomb –


See also Stages in Developing a Nuclear Nation, New York Times, Feb 24, 2012 —

2-25-2012 12-00-32 PM


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