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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 18.04.10 | 01:47 (IDT)

    "but as long as isreal has them and uses them to blac kmail other nations those other nations will want them." - the bomb I have never seen Israel 'blackmail' anyone with it's presumed nuclear capability. I think a persuasive argument may be made that Israel's capability has been a stabilizing factor in the region. The last major war was almost 40 years ago after a period of 25 in which there were 4 major wars. As a results none of the neighboring countries of Israel have pursued nuclear weapons. They have a perfect excuse to not attack, and two have made peace treaties with Israel.

    from the article: World has mixed messages on nuclear arms
    First published 22:20 15.04.10 | Last updated 18:44 17.04.10
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