Sunday, May 11, 2014

Former Israeli Nuke Chief: Iran Is 10 Years Away from Having the Bomb | Global Research

Former Israeli Nuke Chief: Iran Is 10 Years Away from Having the Bomb | Global Research:

An insider in Israel’s nuclear program believes that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is employing needless fearmongering when it comes to Iran’s atomic aspirations, in order to further his own political aims.

Brigadier General (res.) Uzi Eilam, who for a decade headed the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, does not believe that Tehran is even close to having a bomb, if that is even what it really aspires to.

“The Iranian nuclear program will only be operational in another 10 years,” declares Eilam, a senior official in Israel’s atomic program. “Even so, I am not sure that Iran wants the bomb...”