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  12/21/2011, Kislev 25, 5772

Iran Will Be Initially Capable of Manufacturing 5 Bombs


Iran will be capable of manufacturing a core for a nuclear device within one year, estimates Dr. Efrayim Askulai, former member of the IAEA, speaking at a lecture at the Netanya Academic College Center for Strategic Dialogue.

Dr. Askulai added that Iran will be capable of planning 5 bombs at the secret nuclear installation near the city of Kum.

US Defense secretary Leon Panetta also estimated that Iran is one year or less away from the Bomb.