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LIGNET: Hundreds of New Centrifuges Will Help Iran Make More Nukes, Faster

Friday, 22 Feb 2013 01:29 PM

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Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi told the German Society for Foreign Policy in Berlin on February 4 that he is 'optimistic' that the United States is revamping its approach to Tehran in the protracted dispute over Iran's nuclear program. (FP/Getty Images)
According to a new report from the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran is preparing a dramatic acceleration in its uranium enrichment program through the installation of hundreds, and perhaps thousands, of advanced centrifuges. Based on this new information, LIGNET has raised its estimate of the number of nuclear weapons Iran could potentially make to eight if its stockpile of enriched uranium is enriched to weapons-grade, a process that could take as little as three weeks.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com

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