Hey Obama, Is Iran Still No Threat?

In 2008, Candidate Obama claimed Iran posed no threat:

 

The British beg to differ.

From News24.com:

Britain foiled Iran nuclear weapon drive: MI6

London – Britain’s foreign intelligence chief believes his agents prevented Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons but that the pariah state will become armed within two years, the Daily Telegraph reported on Friday.

In a rare public speech, MI6 boss John Sawers told a meeting of about 100 senior civil servants in London that British agents had foiled Iran’s attempts to produce a nuclear weapon as long as four years ago, according to the Telegraph.

“You’d have Iran as a nuclear weapons state in 2008 rather than still being two years away in 2012,” the report quoted Sawers as saying last week.

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A.P. Dillon is a freelance journalist and is currently writing at The North State Journal. She resides in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Find her on Twitter: @APDillon_
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