Growing Talk of Iran Attack

BBC News: Last December American intelligence agencies said they had “high confidence” that in late 2003 Iran had stopped trying to build nuclear weapons. That seemed to end much of the talk about an American – or Israeli – attempt to destroy the facilities that Iran has developed for what it insists is a purely peaceful nuclear programme. Plenty of influential people in the Middle East, Europe and the United States think an attack on Iran would have consequences potentially as disastrous as the invasion of Iraq in 2003. It would also send oil prices, already through the roof, into orbit. But the talk has started again. Negotiations with Iran – and sanctions against it – have not stopped it enriching uranium, which its critics say is being done to make a bomb. Read on here.

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