Dick Cheney: Iran Not Making Nukes

But he’s considering bombing them anyway.

From his interview with the Australian.

‘You get various estimates of where the point of no return is,’ Mr Cheney said, identifying nuclear terrorism as the greatest threat to the world.

‘Is it when they possess weapons or does it come sooner, when they have mastered the technology but perhaps not yet produced fissile material for weapons?’

Goodness! Does this mean that Dick Cheney admits that the nuclear technology Iran is developing is only what we all know about since there are international inspectors everywhere?

That they are just beginning, after many failures, to be able to enrich uranium to 3.6% U-235, which cannot be used to make bombs anyway?

That’s all you got, Dick?

You’re not even going to bother making assertions about a secret program that cannot be proven to not exist? (Or can it?)

Debate over the “point of no return,” huh?

There you have it folks, Dick Cheney’s case for “regime change” in Iran:


(Comments welcome at Stress.)

Author: Scott Horton

Scott Horton is editorial director of Antiwar.com, director of the Libertarian Institute, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s the author of the 2017 book, Fool’s Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan and editor of The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019. He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, investigative reporter Larisa Alexandrovna Horton. He is a fan of, but no relation to the lawyer from Harper’s. Scott’s Twitter, YouTube, Patreon.