US shifts from nuclear deal sales talk to threats against Iran

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Saturday: “We have the capability to shut down, set back and destroy the Iranian nuclear program and I believe the Iranians know that and understand that." He spoke of the Massive Ordinance Penetrator-MOP, which is capable of penetrating fortified facilities up to 200 feet underground, otherwise known as the bunker buster. “My job is among other things to make sure that the so-called military option is on the table,” he said.
Iranian media headlines screamed: US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has threatened Tehran with war.

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