Leading to Showdown with Iran
From World Net Daily :
MI6, Britain's secret intelligence service, has identified six Pakistani scientists working in Iran's nuclear bomb program who have been "advising al-Qaida on how to weaponize fissionable materials it has now obtained."
MI6 and the International Atomic Energy Agency believe the scientists have played a major role in enabling Iran to be "well advanced in providing uranium enriched materials for nuclear bombs," said Alexander Cirilovic, a nuclear terrorism expert in Paris.
Both high-level MI6 and CIA sources have confirmed the scientists would only have been allowed to assist al-Qaida with the authority of Iran's unpredictable President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The revelation comes at a time when Washington has increased pressure on Tehran to give up its nuclear weapons program.
The scientists worked for Dr. A.Q. Khan, the "father of the Islamic bomb," who is now under house arrest in Pakistan after confessing he had provided both Iran and North Korea with details of how to make their own nuclear bombs. Full Story-click here
Excerpt from Jerusalem Countdown: a Warning to the World (book)
The Six-Step Procedure for Making a NUCLEAR BOMB
Uranium, once enriched, can form the core of a nuclear bomb. But enriching it requires hard-to-acquire technology--and time. The equipment that Mr. Khan, the father of Pakistan's atomic bomb, peddled included centrifuges, which are critical to enrichment. Here's how the process works:
1. Dig it--Uranium ore is mined, milled, and soaked with sulfuric acid, leaching out pure uranium.
2. Crunch it--Uranium is dried and filtered into a course powder called yellowcake.
3. Bake it--The yellowcake is exposed to fluorine gas and heated to 133 F (56 C), converting it into a gas, uranium hexafluoride.
4. Spin it--The gas is pumped into a centrifuge that spins at the speed of sound. As it spins, the heavier U-238 moves toward the outside while the lighter, highly fissionable isotape U-235 collects closer to the center.
5. Spin it again-The slightly enriched U-235 is fed into another centrifuge, where it is enriched further. It moves down a train of some 1,500 centrifuges. Once it is 20 percent pure, the uranium is considered highly enriched. Only at more than 90% purity--which takes about a year--is it weapons grade.
6. Squeeze it-The enrichment uranium is converted into a metal powder, uranium oxide, which can be molded into a sphere weighing 35 to 100 pounds (16 to 46 kg) and placed in a weapon.
In an article posted on the National Review Online on June 27, 2005, best selling author Joel C. Rosenberg (on my sidebar) stated: "I just returned to Washington from two weeks in Israel and Jordan where I met with a number of high-level political, military, and intelligence officials. Across the board, they predicted Iran will reach the 'point of no return' by the beginning of next year. That is, by Jan 2006--if not before--Iran will finally have the technology, the know-how, and the trained nuclear scientists needed to produce highly enriched uranium."
(Jerusalem Countdown) sources in Israel support this info. They tell him (Apr 05) that Iran is in stage 5 and can have a bomb ready in twelve to eighteen months. That would make Iran's nuclear weapons ready by Apr 2006 unless international diplomacy prevails.
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20 February 06 -Thousand Yards Away Hamas-Iran
21 February 06 – Israel-Key Gaza-Israel Crossing
23 February 06-Iran Enforces Bans on their People
27 February 06-Jerusalem Showdown
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14 March 06 Joel Knows Facts let me Introduce You
06 March 06-Source Iran Reports
11 April 06-Iran “Home Free” on Nukes-Breaking News
15 April 06-Third Term for Putin in Russia?
19 April 06-All OPTIONS on the Table
19 April 06-Crackdown on Women in Iran
25 April 06-World Must NOT Wait
26 April 06-Iran Sharing Nukes and will use EMP
27 April 06-Missiles Connections Iran and N. Korea
28 April 06- Iran in Defiance
02 May 06-Count Russia and China out AGAINST IRAN
03 May 06-Iran: If America does EVIL
04 May 06-Bolovia’s Pres takes over investors’oil fields
Sunday, Iran Threatens to Withdraw From Nuclear Treaty , we hear from Bin Laden again, and the U.N. Security Council met in a rare private meeting on a SATURDAY. Today, Pres Ahmadinejad sends a letter to President Bush proposing "new solutions" to their differences. It is the first time that an Iranian president has written to his U.S. counterpart since 1979 , that is 27 years between an Iranian head of state to an American president.
In my opinion, Iran is posing as an imminent danger to the U.S. and Israel and if not stopped immediately our national security could be at risk. At the same time we are dealing with Iran, we should not take our eye off Russia. According to my beliefs, Russia is the one encouraging Iran behind the scenes and has full intentions on becoming the next super power. With so much time lost already, it has been a chess game of stalling maneuvers--no matter what lies come from the mouth of these evil people. I feel we need to keep in mind, Iran is gathering allies throughout the world at a remarkable rate. The President of Iran has been meeting with countries regularly including the obvious ones from the Middle East but also S.E. Asia, N. Korea, Indonesia -- don't forget his friends in Central and South America; basically, look at all the Islamic countries. Chapter 7 is only going to spark more threats, and meanwhile as time ticks Iran has managed to set up with Hamas just yards away from Israel and Lord knows if he has Cuba or Venezuela set-up off our coast for close range. This summary is based on my thoughts and views of what is happening.
Another Iranian intelligence source tells NewsMax that Iran plans suicide strikes in the United States, and may seek to hold mass numbers of Americans hostage. Newsmax-Iran Prepares ‘Judgment Day’ Attack Plan
Vice Premier Shimon Peres said Monday in an interview to Reuters that "the president of Iran should remember that Iran can also be wiped off the map," Army Radio reported. Jerusalem Post-Today
Blogging on Iran:
Rightwinged posted Iranian President Ahmadinejad Writes Letter To President Bush
Captain’s Quarters posted Dear Satan, How are you? I am fine
America and Proud of it posted Poll Results-Americans confront Iranians
Pet at Life-Florida-Whatever linked with Iran’s Judgment Day
RyanVOX James-TV posted Nuke me? Nuke you!
Leaning Straight Up posted Bin Laden Nukes: Confirmed
Iowa Voice posted Iranian President Sends Bush-A-Letter
Sandbox posted Iranian President writes to President Bush
Regime Change-A Daily Briefing on Iran posted Israel: Iranian can also be wiped off the map
Right Truth posted Ahmadinejad and Bush Pen Pals?
Gateway Pundit linked this blog with How Embarrassing! The Mullacracy Steals Dems Talking Points
Palmetto Pundit linked with The Rundown on Iran
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