Bushear nuclear power Plant - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Aarky
    • 22.08.10 | 20:34 (IDT)

    One very important point that was not made by many commenters is that the power plant is a light water reactor, which means it would be almost impossible to extract plutonium from the spent fuel. Plutonium can be extracted from the spent U-235 from a heavy water reactor, Plutonium and highly enriched U-235 are the heart of any nuclear weapons. It would be a waste of time for the IDF to bomb Bushear as they did the Iraqi nuclear power plant many years ago. It was also a light water plant, which means it was also a waste of the IDF's time and gas. The IDF should talk to the Israeli nuclear scientists before they listen to the US crazies such as John Bolton.

    from the article: Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant a small threat to Israel, for now
    First published 01:28 22.08.10 | Last updated 01:28 22.08.10
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