December 3, 2013

Why Is the U.S. OK with Israel Having Nukes?

Max Fisher, Washington Post

The Associated Press

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. Yes, this is surely in part a deflection, meant to shift attention away from concerns about Iran's nuclear activities by not-so-subtly nodding to the one country in the region that does have nuclear weapons: Israel.

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TAGGED: Middle East, United States, Iran, Israel, Nuclear Weapons


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