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  • Swiss nuclear smuggling suspect claims CIA link [Tinner]

    01/22/2009 3:09:09 PM PST · by CutePuppy · 6 replies · 683+ views
    AP via Google ^ | January 22, 2009 | Frank Jordan
    GENEVA (AP) — A Swiss man suspected of being involved in the world's biggest nuclear smuggling ring claims he supplied the CIA with information that led to the breakup of the black market nuclear network led by Pakistani scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan. In a documentary airing Thursday on Swiss TV station SF1, Urs Tinner says he tipped off U.S. intelligence about a delivery of centrifuge parts meant for Libya's nuclear weapons program. The shipment was seized at the Italian port of Taranto in 2003, forcing Libya to admit and eventually renounce its efforts to acquire nuclear weapons. The 43-year-old Tinner...
  • Iran: We will build 20 new nuclear plants

    12/04/2005 10:22:57 AM PST · by Hadean · 19 replies · 450+ views ^ | Dec 4, 2005 | Arieh Egozy
    Head of Tehran's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission says Iran will built another 20 power plants, two as soon as March 2006; Britain, U.S. and France pressure Russia and China to endorse efforts to refer Iran to U.N. Security Council; test launching of Arrow missile in Israel and Iran's deal to purchase weapons from Russia mark escalation in arms race between two states, experts claim Iran's Atomic Energy Organization has been given license to set up another 20 nuclear plants, two of them by March 2006, head of Tehran's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi was quoted...