Iran could already have a bomb - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 12.02.10 | 01:34 (IST)

    Had the configuration of centrifuges at Natanz been longer in series Iran could already have produced enough Highly Enriched Uranium to make a bomb. This is a fact. Nor is it that difficult to produce a nuclear weapon using Highly Enriched Uranium. The man who headed the design of the Little Boy bomb (L-11) was A. Francis Birch, a chemist. The bomb design did not even have to be tested and was not equipped (as the Fat Man design was) with a self-destruction mechanism because it was absolutely certain to work. The construction of such a weapon requires nothing in the way of 'high technology' aside from the ability to produce the Uranium. Iran could already have a bomb. That is a most compelling fact when one considers that if Iran, as North Korea has, built a bomb no one would be talking about attacking it. WHAT Iran HAS done argues that their goal is reactor fuel.

    from the article: Iran atomic chief: Tehran to initiate 2 new nuclear sites this year
    First published 02:52 11.02.10 | Last updated 21:06 11.02.10
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