Q&A: What Iran's missile test means for U.S.

Media Coverage | May 21, 2009

WASHINGTON — Iran test-fired a new missile Wednesday with a range capable of reaching Israel and U.S. military bases in the Middle East. The missile test came at a time when President Obama is trying to reach out to the Iranian regime and stop it from building a nuclear weapon. USA TODAY's international affairs correspondent Ken Dilanian answers questions about the launch and what it means for the U.S... A report by the EastWest Institute, a think tank, said that Iran could produce a simple nuclear device within one to three years, and could develop a nuclear warhead for ballistic missiles in six to eight years...

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By Ken Dilanian