Congratulations US and EU - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • GeneG USA
    • 23.01.12 | 14:14 (IST)

    What this article ignores or misses is the critical importance of what is happening. First these ever increasing sanctions hurt Iran only. China will get its oil somewhere else because there is excess capacity in the world. Iran is being squeezed very hard and the pressure will increase. Eventually they will be forced to give up their nuclear bomb program by stopping production of weapon grade plutonium and work with less highly enriched uranium to run reactors. And there will be permanent inspectors. The implication is that the US and the EU will have stopped a nation from joining the nuclear club. A critical first! The second will be ending N. Korea's nuclear bomb capability. And no nation will ever try again. Eventually the risk of a nuclear catastrophe will fade and the entire world will be safer.

    from the article: EU agrees on oil embargo over Iran nuclear program
    First published 12:07 23.01.12 | Last updated 13:58 23.01.12
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