The Islamic Republic of Iran is close to possibly testing a nuclear weapons device and has sought to obtain illicit technology for its active atomic weapons program, according to a series of shocking European intelligence reports released in 2023. According to the Dutch intelligence report, "Last year, Iran proceeded with its nuclear program. (credit: MAJID ASGARIPOUR/WANA (WEST ASIA NEWS AGENCY) VIA REUTERS)How close is Iran to nuclear power? ), a senior researcher at the Israeli Defense Security Forum and an expert on Iran, told the Post "Iran is evidently committed to its nuclear weapons plan." Kuperwasser continued "The European intelligence reports describe covert Iranian efforts to shorten the breakout time to a nuclear arsenal by illegally acquiring equipment and knowledge from various European countries."