By Meir Javedanfar, October 1, 2009
The recent exposure of the secret uranium enrichment facility at Qom may have come as a shock to the populations of Western countries. However, it was not a surprise to Western intelligence agencies. For years, the CIA, MI6 and the French secret service, DGSE, were monitoring its construction and progress, until their governments finally decided to declare its existence last week.
So are there more secret locations? Although we cannot be sure, the consensus amongst analysts is that there are. This is based on a number of factors.