Iran has enough fissile material for seven nuclear bombs, expert warns

YnetNews.com reports: “An American nuclear expert warned in an interview published on Thursday, that Iran can produce an atomic bomb almost immediately, is nearing the point of using all of its enriched uranium stockpile and would be able to have seven bombs in a span of six months.

David Albright, founder and president of the Institute of National Security Studies (INSS) spoke to the UK’s Economist one week after satellite pictures showed tunnels being dug near the Natanz nuclear facility in central Iran, appearing to be 80 to 100 meters (260 to 330 feet) deep underground, which would pose a challenge for GBU-57 bombs, the main tool in the arsenal of the U.S. to destroy underground bunkers, which were recently said to reach a depth of 60 meters. (196 feet)

Albright, who is a physicist said the advanced centrifuges able to quickly enrich uranium to the 90% needed for nuclear weapons would be placed in the tunnels’ deepest end, allowing Iran to be unstoppable in breaking through to nuclear capacity…”

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