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Israel to Use Nukes? January 6, 2007

Posted by moverstreet in Politics/Public Policy, World News.
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In this British Times online paper (here), the striking claim is made that Israel plans on using the penetrating “bunker-buster” to destroy Iran’s nuclear capabilities. The article reads, “Israel has drawn up secret plans to destroy Iran’s uranium enrichment facilities with tactical nuclear weapons.

Two Israeli air force squadrons are training to blow up an Iranian facility using low-yield nuclear “bunker-busters”, according to several Israeli military sources.

 

The attack would be the first with nuclear weapons since 1945, when the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Israeli weapons would each have a force equivalent to one-fifteenth of the Hiroshima bomb.

We should all be watching this closely…

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