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Iran Closes in on Building a Nuke Bomb

Iran appears to be in the late stages of building a nuclear bomb and has sought help from scientists in Russia, China, North Korea and Pakistan, the Los Angeles Times reported on Monday. Citing its own three-month investigation into Iran’s clandestine nuclear capacity, the Times said it had strong evidence Iran’s commercial program masked a plan to become the world’s next nuclear power and it was “much closer to producing a bomb than Iraq ever was.” Iran has consistently denied it has plans to build nuclear weapons and has said its program is for peaceful civilian use. White House spokesman Scott McClellan said the United States was working closely with the International Atomic Energy Agency to ensure there were more thorough inspections of Iran and its weapons program. Full Story

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