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The Details Reveal the True Danger of Iran’s Secret Nuclear Program

Simon Henderson

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The Hill

May 1, 2018


A guide to the key jargon and technical minutiae underlying Netanyahu’s troubling accusations against Iran.

Israel's discovery of Iran’s secret nuclear archive is extraordinary. Even more amazing is that Israel says it managed to smuggle out 55,000 pages of documents and another 55,000 files on 183 CDs. Many articles will dissect Iran’s diplomatic duplicity. Few will attempt to scrutinize the technical details that formed the basis of Netanyahu’s case. That’s a pity; it’s challenging to comprehend, but not impossible. What Netanyahu revealed suggests that Iran was much closer to a deliverable nuclear weapon than many experts may have imagined before the JCPOA was signed...

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