by Felix Quigley
18 July, 2008
On June 23, 2008 DEBKAfile carried the following report which deals with the Khan family who it is suspected have passed on vital information about how to create a nuclear bomb to place on a rocket to Iran.
The article was headed “Iran Has Technology for a Nuclear Warhead to Fit Shehab-3 Missile”.
[begin DEBKAfile report here]
Some Western military and intelligence were shocked to learn that Iran had the blueprints for making a nuclear warhead that could fit onto its Shehab-3 missiles. The discovery was released by the former UN weapons inspector, David Albright, Sunday, June 16, ahead of the report on his investigation of the nuclear smuggling ring run by the father of the Pakistan nuclear bomb Abdul Qadeer Khan. He alleged that the nuclear blueprints passed to Libya, Iran and North Korea included “previously undisclosed designs for a compact warhead that could fit on Iran’s medium-range ballistic missiles.” Continue reading