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SKY NEWS has just said Iran has started Uranium Enrichment and is first steps toward energy or atom

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posted on Feb, 13 2006 @ 05:00 AM
They just reported Iran's has as of today just started Uranium Enrichment and is first steps toward energy or spinning and an atom bomb, it also said that its in defiance of 27 countries.

Also Talks with Russia are called off by Iran.

[edit on 13-2-2006 by blobby]

posted on Feb, 13 2006 @ 07:10 AM
I wonder if they are just going to go with the usual type of line and make no distinction between enriching for power production and bomb making?

This is from Jan 2006 -

Frank Barnaby, consultant for the UK security think tank the Oxford Research Group, agrees that Iran does not yet have a critical number of centrifuges in place.

"They don't currently have enough centrifuges working - so far as we know - to produce significant amounts of highly-enriched uranium or even enriched uranium. They would need a lot more," he told the BBC News website.

Even if the plant is made fully operational, it is currently configured to produce low enriched uranium (LEU) rather than the weapons-grade highly-enriched uranium (HEU).

So given these limitations, the IISS believes it would take Iran at least a decade to produce enough HEU for a single nuclear weapon.

Dr Barnaby agrees.

"The CIA says 10 years to a bomb using highly enriched uranium and that is a reasonable and realistic figure in my opinion," he said.

The aim of enrichment is to increase the proportion of fissile uranium-235 atoms within uranium.

For uranium to work in a nuclear reactor it must be enriched to contain 2-3% uranium-235. Weapons-grade uranium must contain 90% or more u-235.

posted on Feb, 13 2006 @ 07:14 AM
They dont care what its going to be used for.

Mr. Bush says its nookelear weapons so be it. Whats one more war?

posted on Feb, 13 2006 @ 08:58 AM
Good on them. I support thier endevours to provide energy for thier land deespite the speculation.

posted on Feb, 13 2006 @ 09:10 AM
Bad for them.
We are not talking about a country that shows any stability or responsibility, but a nation that has, for years, sponored terrorism, calls for the destruction of a nearby nation, and has really made a secret think out of its nuclear developement.
It makes no sense to close one's eyes to all the extremely suspicious information and support Iran just because it is sticking its finger in Bush's eye; an act you really like.

A moment of lucidity would allow Iran the ability to understand that the international community, ESPECIALLY Israel and the U.S., has good reason not to trust them, considering its continuous rhetoric and history of spreading death to places like coffee shops in Tel Aviv through materials for "Palestinian" homicide bombers. We they to have that moment of lucidity, realize how dangerous they appear, and if they were really serious about the peaceful use of nuclear fuel, they would agree to Russian assistance.

This is obviously a dangerous game to him, and so many seem to applaud him. How many of the same crew are adamantly opposed to U.S. nuclear power plants? No need in denying it, now; it would be very hard to buy.

posted on Feb, 13 2006 @ 09:11 AM
Stupid move, I'd be fueling up the B-2's right about now.


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