As long as talking about the Israeli nukes is a taboo - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • mehmet
    • 10.04.10 | 21:06 (IDT)

    No one will believe the sincerity of US in the nuclear issues. Israel's usual argument of being a small country surrounded by enemies can be used by many countries also to pursue a nuclear weapon program. Take the Bosnian muslims who were massacred in their thousands by the Serbs, are they any safe now ? Or what if Greece says that it feels threatened by Turkey and wants to develop nukes ? As long as this double standard goes on, as long as this special treatment of Israel goes on, people will never believe US. Israel is the country which STARTED the nuclear weapons in the ME, not that they did it as a defense because somebody else started it. All depends on the next election, if Obama wins the next election we can see the first preliminary signs of US starting to criticize Israel at least on some issues. Otherwise, if republicans come, it would be horrible.

    from the article: 'U.S.-Israel ties fine regardless of Netanyahu's nuclear summit cancellation'
    First published 00:17 09.04.10 | Last updated 20:17 14.04.10
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