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March 21, 2012 1:52 pm

Former IAEA Director on Iran: “You Can Bomb Their Facilities, but You Cannot Bomb Their Knowledge”

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Mohamed El Baradei, former Director General, International Atomic Energy Agency. Photo: Harold Dettenborn.

JPost – Mohamed ElBaradei, the former head of the world’s atomic-energy watchdog, said Wednesday an Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities would only persuade the Islamic republic to build a nuclear arsenal.

“You can bomb their facilities, but you cannot bomb their knowledge,” ElBaradei, former director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said in Hong Kong. “If you were to bomb Iranian facilities, there will be a lesson for Iran — to develop nuclear weapons.”

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