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    • Jeff Gillman
    • 14.12.05 | 02:43 (IST)

    Israel has no need to have nukes with Uncle Sam standing by its side, so the argument that it would be 'bearing its throat' has no merit. The result of Israel continuing to hold nukes will be a weapons race in the region as other nations defend against the threat posed by Israel. The only way to ensure that does not happen is for all nations in the region to agree to not possess or proliferate nuclear weapons, a move towards peace that only Israel currently opposes. If Israel refused to support such an agreement, it will be Israel?s own fault when its citizens live under the shadow of nuclear war.

    from the article: Ahmadinejad can continue to smile while the world argues
    First published 00:00 13.12.05 | Last updated 00:00 13.12.05
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