• As far as U.S. intelligence knows, Iran is developing nuclear capacities, but they don't know if they are trying to develop nuclear weapons or not. Chances are they're developing what's called 'nuclear capability,' which many states have. That is the ability to have nuclear weapons if they decide to do it. That's not a crime.

    "Noam Chomsky: Talking About Iran Sanctions Is ‘Surreal’" by Andrew Perez, February 23, 2014.