Saturday, August 30, 2008

U.S. Plans On Attacking Iran's Nuclear Infrastructure

The Natanz uranium enrichment complex in Natanz is pictured in this January 2, 2006 satellite image.

US Prepares Military Blitz Against Iran’s N-Sites -- Daily News

* UK paper says prospect of military action could put Washington at odds with Britain
* Pentagon planners believe raids can hold back Iran’s nuclear programme

LAHORE: Strategists at the Pentagon are drawing up plans for devastating bombing raids backed by submarine-launched ballistic missile attacks against Iran’s nuclear sites as a “last resort” to block Tehran’s efforts to develop an atomic bomb, the Sunday Telegraph reported on Friday.

The British newspaper reported that US Central Command and Strategic Command planners had been identifying targets, assessing weapon-loads and working on logistics for an operation. “This is more than just the standard military contingency assessment,” the newspapers quoted a senior Pentagon adviser as saying. “This has taken on much greater urgency in recent months.”

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My Comment: Nothing new in the above news story. I believe that plans to attack Iran's nuclear facilities were drawn up a long time ago .... and are being revised constantly. The big question is political. Will the U.S. administration give the green light to destroy Iran's nuclear facilities?

We will find probably find out very soon on what that answer is.

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