by Melanie Phillips
There are clearly no lengths to which the world will not go to facilitate
Consider. A couple of weeks ago, the world was stunned to discover that Iran had a second uranium processing plant at Qom, thus proving beyond doubt that its pursuit of nuclear technology was to make not nuclear energy but a bomb.
Actually it wasn't stunned at all, since this information was known to Barack Obama before he was even elected President. But anyway. This coup de théâtre was revealed, it seemed, to strengthen the world's hand in dealing with
So what happened when the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus
Its agreement to allow the nuclear inspectors into
Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency won't find anything incriminating at the
The real excitement was over Iran's 'agreement in principle' to send approximately one nuclear-weapons worth of Iran's low enriched uranium to Russia for enrichment and then on to France for fabrication into fuel rods for Tehran's research reactor. The point of this is that the uranium would be returned to
... By endorsing
The president also said last week that international access to the Qom nuclear site must occur within two weeks, but an administration spokesman retreated the next day, saying there was no 'hard and fast deadline,' and 'we don't have like a drop-dead date.'
Meanwhile, the Institute for Science and International Security has posted up on its website excerpts from the internal IAEA Document on Alleged Iranian Nuclear Weaponization, parts of which have already found their way into the media. This material was allegedly based on documents obtained by German intelligence, smuggled out of
The Agency has information, known as the Alleged Studies, that the Ministry of Defence of
"The Alleged Studies conducted by
This new information, added to what was already known, suggests the Iranians now know how to make a nuclear bomb, have enough enriched uranium to make one, and have the capacity to deliver it. What is lacking is the finishing touches, and the testing.
The response of the world body to this terrifying and grim development has been to turn itself, in the eyes of the terror regime in