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Report; ‘Iran Two Years Away from Nuclear Weapons’

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14 Feb 2019
Report; ‘Iran Two Years Away from Nuclear Weapons’
An Israeli Intelligence assessment was released on Wednesday estimating that if Iran were to determine to do so it could have a working nuclear weapon within two years. The same report assessed that the Iranian leadership is attempting to buy time in the hope that US President Donald Trump will not be re-elected in 2020. In related news, reports emerged this week that the US is conducting a campaign of sabotage against Iran’s renegade ballistic missile program, which has suffered two failed test launches in recent weeks. The program, which is officially secret but has been widely suspected for years, includes efforts to pass on defective parts and materials to be used in the construction of missiles, resulting in the failure destruction of the missiles in flight or even on the launchpad.

In related news, the son of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who was deposed 40 years ago in Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution, was interviewed this week by various media outlets and expressed his belief that the clerical regime which rules Iran is close to the breaking point due to a combination of external pressure and internal dissent. As if to solidify this point, a car bomb attack on a bus carrying members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps in southeast Iran killed 27 people on Wednesday. A Sunni separatist group calling itself Jaish al-Adl claimed responsibility for the attack.

Here are some videos recently posted by Israel’s Foreign Ministry regarding Iran

Israel Blesses the World
A team from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beersheeva published an article this week in the trade publication International Journal of Energy Research detailing their work in the field of nuclear safety. “The Chernobyl and Fukushima Daichii accidents raised awareness and put the issue of severe core accidents – SCA – on the scientific agenda,” said Dr. Gilad Erez from the Unit of Nuclear Engineering in the Faculty of Sciences. “That is a big step towards the ultimate goal of studying severe core accidents on a full-core scale.”

US Delivers $16 Million Worth of Missiles to LAF
Despite recent indications of the increase in cooperation between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Iranian-backed Shi’ite terror militia Hezbollah, the Pentagon delivered a shipment of Advanced Precision Kill Weapons System (APKWS) to the LAF Air Force this week. “These APKWS laser-guided rockets are a key component for the Lebanese Air Force’s new A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft,” said a statement by the US Embassy in Beirut. The statement added that the $16 million shipment “demonstrates the US government’s firm and steady commitment to support to the Lebanese Army in their capacity as the sole, legitimate defender of Lebanon.”

Here is a video giving some analysis of the situation in Lebanon


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