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The case involves the disclosure in Risen’s 2006 book, “State of War,” of a CIA program called “Operation Merlin.” Risen described it as a botched attempt under the Clinton administration to sabotage Iran’s nuclear program by giving flawed blueprints for key components to a Russian nuclear scientist who had defected. The idea was that the Russian scientist, who was covertly working for the CIA, would feed the flawed designs to the Iranians. But according to the book, the CIA’s efforts went awry when the scientist got nervous and instead tipped off the Iranians to the flaws in the
I thought the concern was more that Iran might use the nukes for attack.
Originally posted by THE_PROFESSIONAL
The US gov clearly doesn't want Iran to have its own self defense, that is a priority for them, because they want to invade them as part of the master plan for God knows what,
here is the evidence to the lengths that they will go to for such dominance in the middle east.
Originally posted by deltaboy
reply to post by THE_PROFESSIONAL
The Iranians claim the nuclear program is for peaceful means which means nuclear energy, but if they develop weapons grade, what does that tell you? They lied and who knows what else they would do once they got the nukes.