Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Me Too... Sort Of

The Jerusalem Posts claims that:

Iran has amassed more than two tons of enriched uranium, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday in a report that heightened Western concerns about the country preparing to produce a nuclear weapon.

Really? Two Tons? How enriched? Enriched enough for a weapon, or just enriched enough for some fuel rods in a power plant? As they say, the devil is in the details.

It could be claimed that I - or any of us - with some detergent and gasoline from our vehicles have the materials to make a napalm bomb.

Just having the raw materials available doesn't mean that the next step is some sort of fearsome weapon.

Remember, this is a "claim" made in the Jerusalem Post. As usual, before you run off down the street yelling that the sky is falling, you must first consider the source and the motives behind it.

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