Pure, unadulterated hypocrisy.

It’s beginning to come out in the wash.
Beware, it maybe a whole new ball game.
The clock maybe ticking against Israel.
Plenty of maybes, but it’s got to start sometime.
Remember the Iron Curtain?
clipped from www.progressiverealist.org

Israel, Iran and Nuclear Disambiguation

From:  World Politics Review    By:  Judah Grunstein

Israel’s deterrent policy of nuclear ambiguity is in the spotlight this week, as a result of remarks by Assistant Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller at a U.N. non-proliferation meeting, and this resulting Eli Lake article. Andrew Sullivan followed with a sincere post wondering about the logic behind the “don’t ask, don’t tell” approach to Israel’s nuclear status, followed by a reader’s response linking it to U.S. law forbidding aid to a NPT non-signatory that acquires nuclear weapons.

Now, there’s no question that the legal issue raised by Sullivan’s reader is damning, as is the fundamental hypocrisy involved in holding Iran strictly accountable for its NPT obligations, while turning a blind eye to Israel’s flouting of the treaty. Indeed, that hypocrisy plays directly into Iran’s hands on the issue.
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Original article(05/07/2009 Thu 11:43am)
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