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    • tadchase
    • 11.04.10 | 19:26 (IDT)

    Good morning - (well at least it's morning in America!) I believe a partial answer your question might be; The USA has an Arms Export Control Act that prohibits the export of weapons/military technology to any country that does not sign the NPT (Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty). The NPT would require Israel to allow inspectors. The ambiguity of Israels position keeps the inspectors out and allows the craven United States Congress to continue to supply arms. Cheers. PS: Google "Arms Export Control Act" and also "Proxmire Amendment" which prohibits the export of weapons to countries which use them for aggressive purposes - thus Israel always fights "defensive" wars

    from the article: Israel missing a chance at nuclear global legitimacy
    First published 01:09 11.04.10 | Last updated 02:07 11.04.10
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