Netanyahu Said Iran Is Close To Having A Nuclear Bomb–In 1992
Juan Cole notes that Netanyahu, himself, was allegedly involved in smuggling nuclear triggers out of the U.S., and points to a Christian Science Monitor timeline of dire warnings dating back to 1992.
1992: Israeli member of parliament Binyamin Netanyahu predicts that Iran was “3 to 5 years” from having a nuclear weapon.
1992: Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres predicts an Iranian nuclear warhead by 1999 to French TV.
1995: The New York Times quotes US and Israeli officials saying that Iran would have the bomb by 2000.
1998: Donald Rumsfeld tells Congress that Iran could have an intercontinental ballistic missile that could hit the US by 2003.Click here for reuse options!
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