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Iran moves ahead with Uranium processing……but has it’s problems…..

The Dog has repeated this over and over…

…..IRAN WANTS A NUCLEAR BOMB……..Period…..

[President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran ordered the nation’s atomic energy agency on Sunday to begin producing a special form of uranium.]

No amount of talking and wishing is going to stop that fact…..To the United States and the West’s credit….The plan is now to to deal with that reality…..

This from the piece…..on Iran’s intentions…..

Mr. Ahmadinejad’s order on Sunday may represent nuclear gamesmanship; it is unclear if the country has the capacity to enrich its fuel to roughly 20 percent, from about 5 percent, as Mr. Ahmadinejad was ordering. Doing so would require retooling the configuration of the nation’s centrifuges at a moment when Iran appears to have run into considerable technical difficulties at its nuclear plants.

It is unclear if those troubles have been caused either by its own technical failings, or sabotage by Western intelligence agencies, or both. American intelligence officials have told Congress and close allies, in closed briefings, that covert efforts to interfere with Iran’s production capability are extremely active.

This also from the piece…..

The Iranian announcement Sunday appeared part of Tehran’s dual approach to confront western capitals seeking to isolate and penalize it for backing away from the exchange deal negotiated in Geneva in October. Iran has been saber rattling, testing missiles, holding war games, and on Saturday announced mass production of two missiles, one that can destroy “low-altitude aerial targets that fly at low speed and the other “equipped with two warheads and can destroy armored vehicles,” according to state owned Press TV.

The plans to increase enrichment to 20 percent fit with that leg of the strategy.

The second leg of Iran’s strategy calls for presenting itself as ready and able to negotiate

This is how the cat and mouse game is proceeding right now……

Mr. Ahmadinejad is betting that the threat itself may force the United States, Europe and Russia to provide fuel on his terms; American officials have said the move would only speed the effort to impose sanctions. It may also affect Israel’s calculation about how far it is willing to allow Iran to get to a weapons capability before launching an attack on Iran’s nuclear or missile facilities.

The leadership of that country is trying to keep ahead of the ball…but is in more trouble on other fronts as the West trys to work against the country on different fronts……

Iran remains extremely tense, as it wrestles with a severe economic crisis, and the prospect of huge new protests on February 11, when the nation marks the anniversary of the revolution.

February 7, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Law, Media, Men, Military, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Religion, The Economy, Travel, Updates | , , , | 2 Comments

Iran moves ahead with Uranium processing……but has it's problems…..

The Dog has repeated this over and over…

…..IRAN WANTS A NUCLEAR BOMB……..Period…..

[President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran ordered the nation’s atomic energy agency on Sunday to begin producing a special form of uranium.]

No amount of talking and wishing is going to stop that fact…..To the United States and the West’s credit….The plan is now to to deal with that reality…..

This from the piece…..on Iran’s intentions…..

Mr. Ahmadinejad’s order on Sunday may represent nuclear gamesmanship; it is unclear if the country has the capacity to enrich its fuel to roughly 20 percent, from about 5 percent, as Mr. Ahmadinejad was ordering. Doing so would require retooling the configuration of the nation’s centrifuges at a moment when Iran appears to have run into considerable technical difficulties at its nuclear plants.

It is unclear if those troubles have been caused either by its own technical failings, or sabotage by Western intelligence agencies, or both. American intelligence officials have told Congress and close allies, in closed briefings, that covert efforts to interfere with Iran’s production capability are extremely active.

This also from the piece…..

The Iranian announcement Sunday appeared part of Tehran’s dual approach to confront western capitals seeking to isolate and penalize it for backing away from the exchange deal negotiated in Geneva in October. Iran has been saber rattling, testing missiles, holding war games, and on Saturday announced mass production of two missiles, one that can destroy “low-altitude aerial targets that fly at low speed and the other “equipped with two warheads and can destroy armored vehicles,” according to state owned Press TV.

The plans to increase enrichment to 20 percent fit with that leg of the strategy.

The second leg of Iran’s strategy calls for presenting itself as ready and able to negotiate

This is how the cat and mouse game is proceeding right now……

Mr. Ahmadinejad is betting that the threat itself may force the United States, Europe and Russia to provide fuel on his terms; American officials have said the move would only speed the effort to impose sanctions. It may also affect Israel’s calculation about how far it is willing to allow Iran to get to a weapons capability before launching an attack on Iran’s nuclear or missile facilities.

The leadership of that country is trying to keep ahead of the ball…but is in more trouble on other fronts as the West trys to work against the country on different fronts……

Iran remains extremely tense, as it wrestles with a severe economic crisis, and the prospect of huge new protests on February 11, when the nation marks the anniversary of the revolution.

February 7, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Law, Media, Men, Military, Other Things, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Religion, The Economy, Travel, Updates | , , , | 2 Comments

A counter discussion on Iran and the bomb……

This from Jerome Armstrong over at mydd.com……

‘Last weeks turmoil in Pakistan has simmered down a bit (barely), but reading an op-ed in the NYT’s this morning, boiling down the black-and-white choice for Iran to bombing or being bombed, doesn’t really bring out the holiday spirit.

Senator Kerry might be going to visit Iran, which would be the first diplomatic trip there in about 30 years. Last year, Iran backed out of meeting with he chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Howard Berman, so its unclear, even if Kerry committed to the visit, whether the political situation inside Iran would allow it to fruition.

Here’s what the op-ed declares:

Since peaceful carrots and sticks cannot work, and an invasion would be foolhardy, the United States faces a stark choice: military air strikes against Iran’s nuclear facilities or acquiescence to Iran’s acquisition of nuclear weapons.

A military strike into Iran would be the most foolish foreign policy decision since George Bush chose to invade Iraq. If you want a reason to be thankful that McCain is not President, there it is for ya. There is an educated and worldly populace inside Iran that will eventually democratize the country.

The world, including the US and Israel, is going to have to get used to the reality that Iran will have/has nuclear weapons. It’s not a great diplomatic reality to deal with, but the alternative is just a hideous path of war, and a insurmountable blow to any sort of allied relations with Iran in the near decades.

Then there’s the whole ongoing escalation between India and Pakistan with their nuclear capability/dispute/whatever over there’.

Note:…..I’m having a REAL HARD TIME with that vision Jerome…and I think a whole lot of Middle Eastern countries and Israeli are having a harder time……

December 24, 2009 Posted by | Government, Media, Military, Politics | , , , | 8 Comments

The Iranians are moving ahead with making a nuclear bomb…..

In a leaked document published by the Times of London, the Iranians document a four-year plan to develop and test.….’a neutron initiator of a type that weapons experts say has no known civilian use. The document is neither signed nor dated, but the Times, citing unnamed foreign intelligence officials, said it was written in 2007, four years after U.S. intelligence officials think Iran halted research on nuclear warheads.’

I’ll repeat for the tenth time….

They are not going to stop until they get a working nuclear bomb…and then it’s going to be too late…..

No country in the Middle East will be safe from them…..

I am waiting for the Israeli’s…..

Obama will not be able to talk, or sanction them out of their quest…..

December 14, 2009 Posted by | Government, Military, Politics | , | Leave a comment

UN Nuclear watchdog has reached a "dead end" with Iran…..

What took him so long?

Iran wants a nuclear bomb…..end of story…..go home man…you’re wasting your time……

November 27, 2009 Posted by | Government, Media, Other Things, Politics | , , | Leave a comment

UN Nuclear watchdog has reached a “dead end” with Iran…..

What took him so long?

Iran wants a nuclear bomb…..end of story…..go home man…you’re wasting your time……

November 27, 2009 Posted by | Government, Media, Other Things, Politics | , , | Leave a comment