Emerging nuclear deal would allow US to detect Iranian dash to atomic bomb, ex-Obama aide says

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 27, 2015 21:17

A former aide to President Barack Obama told Israeli television on Friday that the United States would be able to detect any Iranian effort to "sprint" toward an atomic weapon as part of the emerging nuclear agreement in the P5+1 talks.

Dennis Ross, the former Mideast peace envoy, told Channel 2 on Friday that the agreement being discussed would enable Western officials to perform "anytime, anywhere inspections of declared and undeclared sites."

Ross said that while there is an obvious need to see what the final agreement would look like, he said that he has received indications that the Americans will insist on a deal that with "verifiable mechanisms for detection."



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