Tue, 16 Oct 2007
A prominent journalist says the Minot B-52 incident, in which nukes were flown over the US, is hardly believable as just an 'accident.'
In an exclusive interview with Press TV, investigative journalist Dave Lindorff said the odds of six armed warhead getting 'accidentally' loaded onto one pylon and six dummy warheads loaded on the other are 1:924.
"The ground crew at Minot should have noticed the US Air Force B52 Bomber, which was armed with nuclear warheads during a complex process that reportedly took 8 hours," he added.
When asked whether the bomber intended to attack a target outside the US, Lindorff said no one knows at this point. However, he mocked the 'window-dressing' investigations underway in the Pentagon, and one planned in Congress, to uncover the true reasons for flying nukes over several states in the US.
He said Vice-President Cheney's 'long-standing obsession' with attacking Iran is the true roots of US hostile policy towards Iran.
The American journalist also added that while the pro-Israel lobby, which favors war on Iran, certainly has a lot of power in the Bush administration; it is clear that military and business leaders of the country object to such measures against Tehran.
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