The White House has pushed forward a secret program to sabotage Iranian missiles and rockets as part of a campaign to undercut Iran’s military, according to administration officials in a report by the New York Times.
No one can precisely measure the success of the program, which has never been publicly acknowledged, but the recent failure of Iran’s attempted satellite launches raised some suspicion.
The two failures are part of a pattern over the past 11 years. Sixty-seven percent of Iranian orbital launches have failed during this time, suspiciously high compared to the worldwide 5 percent failure rate for similar launches.
Iran insists that it will continue trying, with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowing to “continue our path and our military power.”
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