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      05-04-2015, 01:37 PM   #110

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Originally Posted by TheAxiom View Post
Opinion, and again from our intel, Iran doesn't have nuclear weapons and are a long ways of from creating some.

Out intell says otherwise -

In 2012, sixteen U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA, reported that Iran was pursuing research that could enable it to produce nuclear weapons, but was not attempting to do so.[15] The senior officers of all of the major American intelligence agencies stated that there was no conclusive evidence that Iran has made any attempt to produce nuclear weapons since 2003.[16] In a 2007 National Intelligence Estimate, the United States Intelligence Community assessed that Iran had ended all "nuclear weapon design and weaponization work" in 2003.[17] U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta stated in January 2012 that Iran was pursuing a nuclear weapons capability, but was not attempting to produce nuclear weapons.[18] In 2009, U.S. intelligence assessed that Iranian intentions were unknown.[19][20] Some European intelligence believe Iran has resumed its alleged nuclear weapons design work.[21] Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said he had seen no evidence of any nuclear weapons program in Iran,[22] while Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Iran was close to having the capability to produce nuclear weapons.[23][24] Iran has called for nuclear weapons states to disarm and for the Middle East to be a nuclear weapon free zone.[25]
Literally ALL of our intel shows that Iran doesn't have and hasn't been pursuing nuclear weapons technology.

Define 'a long ways off.' And do you have an article referencing that break out time estimate by US intelligence?

Would you mind posting a link or referencing where you go this whole excerpt from?

I really hope this wasn't copy and pasted from Wikipedia.
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