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'Big Setback to Iran’s Missile Program'

11:55 AM, Dec 5, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The New York Times reports that Iran's missile program has been setback: 

The huge explosion that destroyed a major missile-testing site near Tehran three weeks ago was a major setback for Iran’s most advanced long-range missile program, according to American and Israeli intelligence officials and missile technology experts....

It is still unclear what caused the explosion, with American officials saying they believe it was probably an accident, perhaps because of Iran’s inexperience with a volatile, dangerous technology.

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