Friday, June 17, 2011

Top Ten Dengerous Atom Bomb Countries

10. Iran:
The history of Iranian nuclear program dates back to 1953, when “Atoms for Peace” program of United States was initiated in the regime of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Prior to the Iranian Revolution of 1979, its nuclear program was verified by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), after signing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1968. Iran has been always criticized by the IAEA for manipulating data and hiding the facts of their ongoing nuclear development programs.  However, the construction of Iran’s first nuclear power plant, Bushehr reactor, was started in 1975 but due to extreme political pressure from the West, it took a long time and was finally launched on August 21, 2010. Iran was significantly assisted by Germany and Russia in constructing this reactor. Determined for constructing more nuclear power plants in coming future, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, has clearly stated that nuclear energy must not be compared to a nuclear bomb.
9. North Korea:
Widely supported by Soviet Union, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has no known nuclear reactors till the date but it has a substantial arsenal of nuclear weapons. The first nuclear test by North Korea was conducted on October 9, 2006,
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