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IAEA: Leaked Iranian graph on
nuclear weapons is flawed, but
supports suspicions that
Tehran’s vying for a bomb

Associated Press, by George Jahn

Original Article

Posted By:jeffblair, 12/2/2012 9:47:49 PM

Vienna - A leaked diagram suggesting that Iran is pursuing a nuclear weapon is scientifically flawed, diplomats working with the UN nuclear agency conceded Friday. However they insisted that it still supports suspicions that Tehran is trying to build a bomb, especially when combined with other documents that remain secret. The Associated Press reported Tuesday, citing the document leaked by officials from a country critical of Iran’s atomic program, that it indicated that Iranian scientists had run computer simulations for a nuclear weapon that would produce more than triple the

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The consesus amomg nuclear experts is that the data and the graph are fraudulent "intelligence" information. Nevertheless, the diplomats, as quoted in the article, assert that the flawed data supports their claim that Iran is developing nuclear weapons. Later on in the article, the diplomats blame the Iranians for producing the wrong information. Perthaps it would be easier for the diplomats to admit that they were duped.

Please note That (AP) means source is Associated Press. LCom staff.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bwebb, 12/2/2012 11:58:18 PM     (No. 9045196)

Since 1979...Iran and its radical mob have been hell-bent on Nuke weapons and going a overtly and covertly Terrorist rogue state. One day soon...Israel will hit them hard and in the same hour the US will join in with massive air raids. The Targets will be Iran´s war-making assets " en-masse ". It won´t be easy and won´t be pretty but time has run out...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/3/2012 6:35:29 AM     (No. 9045358)

You really need a leaked report to confirm Iran is working on a nuke?

I really don´t think home grown Iranians can figure it out but they could have Russian or Pakistani advisers helping out.

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Vienna - A leaked diagram suggesting that Iran is pursuing a nuclear weapon is scientifically flawed, diplomats working with the UN nuclear agency conceded Friday. However they insisted that it still supports suspicions that Tehran is trying to build a bomb, especially when combined with other documents that remain secret. The Associated Press reported Tuesday, citing the document leaked by officials from a country critical of Iran’s atomic program, that it indicated that Iranian scientists had run computer simulations for a nuclear weapon that would produce more than triple the

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