It would seem that the visit by the
Knesset members has lit a fire under the Bush administration. In a recent visit by a delegation of
On September 24th, the United States managed to solicit votes from IAEA members to pass a resolution of “non-compliance” against Iran. India disrobed herself of her dignity and sold herself to the higher bidder – the US– and traded a vote against Iran in exchange for promised civilian nuclear technology; A poor track record for a country who hopes to become a member of the Security Council.
Pleased with himself, the right wing members were not so satisfied with Mr. Bush. Fast and furious, meaning to do serious business, they hastily come to Washington to tell him just that. Even the $50 million tax payers’ money that he had signed off on in 2004 to go to Jewish emigrants from Russia to learn Hebrew did not pacify these hardliners. They wanted action against Iran and nothing less would do. In obedience to the Right Wing members, George W. Bush is now asking that the world freeze its nuclear cooperation with Iran – the message is intended for Russia.
There are several issues worth pondering here. Three days after the politically motivated and legally unfounded resolution was passed against Iran, ElBaradei had the audacity to announce that he anticipated the doubling of energy demand by mid-century, and coupled with concerns about climate change, he predicted a rise in nuclear power usage. He further remarked that more nuclear technology should be applied for radiotherapy equipment, offering curative or palliative benefits for cancer patients in developing countries – These all point to sound reasons for slapping Iran on the wrist in order to appease the United States and Israel – speaking of which….
In 1981, the United Nations Security
Council passed Resolution 487 against
“Fully recognizes the inalienable sovereign right of Iraq, and all other States, especially the developing countries, to establish programs of technological and nuclear development to develop their economy and industry for peaceful purposes in accordance with their present and future needs and consistent with the internationally accepted objectives of preventing nuclear-weapons proliferation;
not only is
So once again
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