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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.

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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

The United States jumps off the fence…It will begin supporting the Iranian Oppostion…..

I’d say go this way instead a bombing run…..wouldn’t you?

Let the Iranian Opposition eat the current politicians alive…….

America and the Europeans should just help nudge the wave  to continue to build……

From the linked piece…..

U.S. allies are mixed in their response to the new focus. One senior Arab official said he told State Department officials this week they were deluded if they though Iran was close to experiencing a revolution reminiscent of the Shah’s overthrow. “The IRGC has its hands on the Iranian people,” the official said.

Israel, which faces the greatest security threat from Iran, says only widespread sanctions will effectively upend Tehran’s current political leadership. “Many Israeli experts have concluded that expansive sanctions will widen the schisms between the Iranian government and its people,” said Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren.

And finally this ends the piece…..

“Do we expect the current government to be overthrown? I wouldn’t say that at the current time,” said a senior State Department official. “But a crack can certainly grow over time.”

January 9, 2010 Posted by | Government, Media, Military, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Religion, Updates | , | 1 Comment

Iran is still eating itself alive……

No matter what its government says….there ARE vast problems and discontent running below the surface.…..while the government makes its pursuit a bomb the most important military goal…there are forces working to destabilize the government from with in……

Make no mistake …there is a race on here…..

Sometimes you plant a disease in your adversary…instead of trying to go through the front door…..

December 27, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Media, Military, Politics, Religion, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

They are at it again in Iran…..

More demonstrations in Tehran……

Saturday’s reported clashes come just days before an end-of-year deadline set by world powers for Iran to agree a U.N.-drafted deal to ship most of its low-enriched uranium abroad in exchange for fuel for a Tehran research reactor.

Tension rose again in Iran after the death a week ago of leading dissident cleric Grand AyatollahHossein Ali Montazeri at the age of 87 in the holy Shi’ite city of Qom.

Montazeri, an architect of the 1979 Islamic revolution, was once named to succeed late revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini as supreme leader.

Things remain unsettled in the country…..

December 26, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Government, Law, Media, Politics, Religion | , | Leave a comment