Netanyahu: Iran accelerating nuclear program
That story the other day about President Hussein Obama coming to Israel to stop an Israeli attack on Iran
is becoming more believable by the minute. On Monday, Prime Minister Netanyahu told the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that Iran is accelerating its nuclear program
By installing new, faster centrifuges,
Iran is shortening by one-third the time it will take to produce “one
nuclear bomb’s worth of highly enriched uranium,” Prime Minister
Binyamin Netanyahu said Monday.
Netanyahu, speaking to to the
annual meeting in Jerusalem of the Conference of Presidents of Major
American Jewish Organizations, said the Iranians had not crossed the red
line he outlined during his speech to the UN in September, but that the
faster centrifuges means it will take them less time to do so.
In September he said the Iranians could reach that point by the spring or the summer.
Netanyahu reiterated his position that the way to stop the Iranians is
to “put greater pressure on them, upgrade the sanctions.” Plus, he said,
“they have to know that if the sanctions and diplomacy fail they will
face a credible military threat. That is essential, and nothing else
will do the job, and it is getting closer.”
What could go wrong?
Labels: Barack Hussein Obama, Binyamin Netanyahu, Iranian nuclear threat, uranium enrichment