Signs Increasingly Point to Sabotage in Explosion at Iranian Nuclear Complex

(Washington Post) Joby Warrick - A massive explosion and fire at an Iranian nuclear facility last week was probably an act of sabotage, intelligence officials and weapons experts said Monday. A Middle Eastern security official said in an interview that the damage was caused by a "huge explosive device" planted by Israeli operatives to "send a signal" to Tehran. "There was an opportunity, and someone in Israel calculated the risk and took the opportunity." The official described the building as having been "completely destroyed." Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Yaakov Amidror, former national security adviser and head of Israel's National Security Council, applauded the attack as a necessary check on Iran's ongoing progress toward nuclear and strategic weapons capability.

2020-07-09 00:00:00

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