CIA: Iran Capable of producing nukes…
Iran is poised to begin producing nuclear weapons after its uranium program expansion in 2009, even though it has had problems with thousands of its centrifuges, according to a newly released CIA report.
“Iran continues to develop a range of capabilities that could be applied to producing nuclear weapons, if a decision is made to do so,” the annual report to Congress states.
IRAN Continues To Build Nukes, Says CIA Report
WASHINGTON: A new report by the Central Intelligence Agency has said that Iran is still working on building nuclear weapons despite technical setbacks and international resistance.
The CIA report is the latest official study expressing concern over Iran’s continuing nuclear activities. “Iran continues to develop a range of capabilities that could be applied to producing nuclear weapons, if a decision is made to do so,”
CIA: Iran Moving Closer To Nuclear Weapon
“Iran continued to expand its nuclear infrastructure and continued uranium enrichment and activities related to its heavy water research reactor, despite multiple United Nations Security Council Resolutions since late 2006 calling for the suspensin of those activities,” the report says.
The CIA’s new characterization of Iran’s nuclear program stands in contradiction to the 2007 National Intelligence Estimate on Iran, which determined the country halted its nuclear production efforts in 2003.