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Nixon set the policy: OK for Israel to have nuclear weapons but not Iran


Nice to see continuity in American foreign policy, eh?

Iranian officials sometimes respond to accusations that Tehran is seeking a nuclear weapons capability by replying that, not only do they not want a bomb, they’d actually like to see a nuclear-weapons-free Middle East.

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Politics

What To Listen For In Netanyahu's Speech Today

This morning’s Bibi Netanyahu speech to Congress is must-see tv if for no other reason than to observe the culmination of all the histrionics of the past month, but there is also one key thing in my view to keep an eye out for. 963 more words

Israel

Hidden Reactor, Silent Reaction

Summary: As the world negotiates with Iran about their nuclear program, it is worth remembering lessons from Syria’s nuclear plant in 2007.

In September 2007, something significant happened in the Middle East. 973 more words

Israel

J.R. Burkholder On Nuclear Weapons

Jr Burkholder has been described by MennoMedia as:

an ethicist, church leader, and social change agent whose life and work spanned and influenced dramatic changes in 20th century Mennonite peace theology and ecumenical engagements. 451 more words

Nuclear Weapons

Playing Chicken with Nuclear War

By Robert Parry | Consortium News | March 2, 2015

The United States and Russia still maintain vast nuclear arsenals of mutual assured destruction, putting the future of humanity in jeopardy every instant.

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United States

Nuclear safety incidents soar 54% at UK’s Clyde sub base & arms depot

RT | March 3, 2015

The number of “nuclear safety events” at Britain’s submarine base and warhead depot at the Clyde has drastically soared according to official records that showed 105 incidents in 2013-2014, compared to just 68 in the previous period.

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Militarism