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  •  A few things. (0+ / 0-)

    I did not lie, so bite me on that accusation. I should have been more clear that they were sitting at the 20% level and breaking into weapons grade is a matter of months if they have the infrastructure. It certainly is higher than the 4% need for conventional energy use. Get a clue on that.

    And a decade ago, nuclear inspectors announced they had found traces of highly-enriched uranium at a plant in Natanz. Iran temporarily halted enrichment, but resumed enriching again in 2006.

    The deal does not deal with their missile advancement.

    The agreement DOES lift sanctions, 7 Billion worth. And without ANY actions on Iran's part. Just a promise (see above).

    The inspections are scheduled, not surprises. Wow. That will work.

    Lets put it this way. Our intel about their nuke program is limited. They have violated and deceived about previous and current nuclear programs. What makes you think that a regime that doesn't include unannounced and invasive inspections is worth a grain of salt?

    And your inclusion of Israel is an obvious change of the subject but really is irrelevant to this discussion. You obviously are quite happy with Iran, the terror supporting state, to have nukes. The rest of the ME, and globe? Not so much.

    •  More Smoke and Mirrors (0+ / 0-)

      The Iranians might not need more than 5% for standard nuclear power generation, but they do need the 20% for the research reactor needed to produce isotopes used for medical and research purposes.  That's for materials the sanctions have prevented the Iraninans form buying on the global market. so they do have a legitimate domestic need.

      As I recall that claim about highly-enriched uranium began to fall apart almost immeidately after it was made.  Certainly the IAEA has not made any such announcement since.  It smelled like the yellow cake claims made about Saddam Hussein and has received the attention it deserved.

      Well, I'm sorry that I upset you because I pointed out that Israel has been just as cavalier about hewing to the UN resolutions as the rest of the actors in the Middle East.  And making claims that Iran is a terror supporting state while glossing over the support Israel has given to terror efforts within Iran and the the general terror its "security" forces exert every day in the Occupied Territories just shows your lack of seriousness.  Do your write comedy for a living?

      "Love the Truth, defend the Truth, speak the Truth, and hear the Truth" - Jan Hus, d.1415 CE

      by PrahaPartizan on Tue Nov 26, 2013 at 11:16:48 PM PST

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      •  Nope (0+ / 0-)

        "The Iranians might not need more than 5% for standard nuclear power generation, ". It isn't might, the simply do NOT need more than 4 or 5%.

        Says it all. You can call it optimism, I'll call it naiveté.

        It isn't a claim, Iran IS a terror supporting state. Do you wrote fiction for living?

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