Iraqi parliamentarian Mithal al-Alusi is warning that Iran is much closer to attaining nuclear capability than most sources, including the International Atomic Energy Agency and the US State Department, believe. In fact, he predicts the Iranians could have a nuclear capability – and may announce that they have it – as soon as next month.
“We are receiving information which says Iran is so close to producing an atom bomb,” Alusi said in an interview earlier this month, the latest in a series of interviews conducted since September. “All the international community, they don’t realize how close [the Iranians] are to the goal… The Iranians will surprise us one day [soon] and say, ‘We have it.'”
Alusi said he cannot reveal his sources of this information, because that would place in grave and imminent danger individuals within the Iranian “establishment” who risked their lives to share it with him.
“I am talking about Iranian insider information. Very clear, from inside Iran,” he said. “There are people within Iran who want to be normal… They know this is a dangerous regime. You see how they treat their own people… Iran is terrorizing the world already. What will they do once they have the bomb and they are stronger?”
Asked whether his sources are members of the Iranian government, or Iranian nuclear scientists, Alusi said he could not be more specific, but that they are “people who are part of the system inIran , but [who] do know how danger… >>>