Iran Said to Nearly Finish Nuclear Enrichment Plant

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    WASHINGTON — Intelligence officials from several countries say Iran in recent weeks has virtually completed an underground nuclear enrichment plant, racing ahead despite international pressure and heavy economic sanctions in what experts say may be an effort to give it leverage in any negotiations with the United States and its allies.

    The installation of the last of nearly 3,000 centrifuges at a site called Fordo, deep under a mountain inside a military base near the holy city of Qum, puts Iran closer to being able to build a nuclear weapon, or come up to the edge, if its leaders ultimately decide to proceed.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/w...-complete-nuclear-enrichment-plant.html?_r=1&
     
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    And where's the UN? Busy worrying about US elections.
     
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    Granny wantin' to know why dey need to upgrade dey's centrifuges?...
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    Iran plans to upgrade centrifuges
    Fri, Feb 01, 2013 - PEACEFUL GOALS? Tehran says it refines uranium to power a planned network of nuclear power stations, but the West fears that it could be used for weapons
     
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    Iran has informed the UN nuclear agency ...


    why bother ?

    the Israelis should be given the green light ... with US assistance.
     
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    Now we know why Iran is updating it's centrifuges...
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    Israel: Iran slowing nuclear program, won&#8217;t have bomb before 2015
    Monday, January 28, 2013 &#8212; Israeli intelligence officials now estimate that Iran won&#8217;t be able to build a nuclear weapon before 2015 or 2016, pushing back by several years previous assessments of Iran&#8217;s nuclear ambitions.
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    Iran Said to Be Set to Hasten Uranium Enrichment
    January 31, 2013 &#8212; Iran has told the United Nations nuclear supervisory body that it plans to install more sophisticated equipment at its principal nuclear enrichment plant, a diplomat said Thursday, enabling it to greatly accelerate processing of uranium in a move likely to worry the United States, Israel and the West.
     
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    Iran is working on the "BIGGG BADDDDA BOOOOOOM" :eek::blowup:
     
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