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the only question that matters: is it true?

Iran has signed the NPT. As a signatory to the NPT, Iran may rightfully, legally, use nuclear technology for peaceful energy purposes. Iran has submitted to and passed repeated IAEA inspections. The US intelligence community (NIE) does not consider Iran a nuclear threat. Israel refuses to sign the NPT. Israel has an estimated several hundred undeclared nuclear weapons. Russia and China have warned that an attack on Iran will have global consequences. That's the situation in a nutshell. Where to next, people? Where to?

Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth? - Galatians 4:16

9.29.2009

more tools: MI6 says saudis will let israel bomb iran

mm hmm. those saudis don't seem very sympathetic to the muslims, no more sympathetic to the jews, what's up with that hmm? -ed.

Citing a meeting between MI6 chief Sir John Scarlett and Mossad chief Meir Dagan, British newspaper The Daily Express is claiming that Saudi Arabia is “ready to allow Israel to bomb Iran’s new nuclear site.”

The story hasn’t been confirmed any place else but provides yet another speculation that Israeli forces may be poised to launch a military strike against Iran.

It had previously been rumored in July that the Saudi government had approved the use of its airspace for an attack, though the Israeli government eventually denied it. Israel and Saudi Arabia have no diplomatic relations. [maybe they don't *need* any hmm? - ed.]

The new site, which was revealed to be in construction last week by the Iranian government, is much smaller than the existing Natanz enrichment facility, but is expected to use more efficient, modern technology. It is reportedly under a mountain near the city of Qom, one of the holiest cities in Shi’ite Islam, and an attack by Israel near the city would almost certainly provoke outrage.

source: antiwar.com

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