Iran Builds Cruise Missiles

    Image #: 15098181    EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian  restrictions on their ability to report, film or take pictures in Tehran.  Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) speaks as he stands next to the Iranian-made new generation long range Cruise missile during the national Defence Industry Day ceremony in Tehran August 23, 2011. REUTERS/President.ir/Handout (IRAN - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY)     REUTERS/President.ir /LANDOV

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    Iran is really not pulling any punches. A day after it said it was sending warships to the Atlantic to sit off the coast of the United States, Tehran has announced the large-scale production of new cruise missiles that are capable of hitting targets in Israel and U.S. military bases in the Persian Gulf. Iran’s growing arsenal is raising concerns, and the French envoy to the United Nations warned Tuesday that the country risks a military strike if it continues to develop its nuclear program.

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