In response to:

Dark Shadows

Illbay Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 11:03 AM
"The Red Chinese will NEVER be able to develop the Bomb!" Yeah, your type sounded like an idiot back in the late 1940s too.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 4:59 PM
North Korea managed it,Pakistan managed it.
to think that Iran can't do it is Weapons-Grade Stupid.
Iran even has complete plans of TESTED,weaponized bombs from Pakistan.the IAEA caught Iran with them.
So now it's just a matter of gathering the materials,learning the manufacturing,and assembly.
Iran has already tested neutron initiators and made test implosions of dummy pits,items ONLY used in weapons,no peaceful applications for those. they are concurrently working on longer-ranged and more powerful missiles for delivery.
The opening scene-setter for the 1996 film "Independence Day" might serve as a metaphor for what Egyptians could face if a draft constitution written by a panel dominated by Islamists and based on Sharia law wins approval in a referendum: "A loud rumble is heard. Suddenly, we are covered in darkness as the shadow engulfs us. Only the image of our Earth hangs in the air, until a huge silhouetted object suddenly blocks our view."

Egypt could well embrace the dark side (to mix movie metaphors) and become the region's biggest force for extremism, just ahead of the Wahaabists in...