Israel: Iran can build 1 bomb, soon can build 2
By AMY TEIBEL
The Associated Press
Wednesday, November 3, 2010; 4:08 AM
JERUSALEM -- Israel's military intelligence chief says Iran possesses
enough enriched uranium to build one nuclear bomb and soon will have
enough to produce a second.
Maj. Gen. Amos Yadlin's statement coincides with previous assessments
from both the CIA and the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog.
But any Israeli commentary on Tehran's nuclear program is significant
because Israel has not ruled out a military strike to try to prevent
Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
Israel, like the West, does not believe Tehran's claims that it is
developing nuclear technology to produce energy.
Yadlin spoke to parliament's foreign affairs and defense committee
Tuesday. His remarks were reported by meeting participants who spoke on
condition of anonymity because the testimony was delivered behind