Posts Tagged ‘nuclear disarmament’

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The U.N. Security Council “unanimously approved a U.S.-drafted resolution on Thursday calling on nuclear weapons states to scrap their deadly arsenals”, Ha’aretz reports today, along with Israeli diplomats were “relieved” that the Goldstone Report out of the U.N. Human Rights Council—which condemned Israel’s war crimes committed in the Gaza Massacre—was “scantly mentioned”. The focus of Western leaders were on false assertions of the ‘threat posed by Iran’.

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The Obama Administration’s new plan to scrap the Bush Administration’s missile shield plan to be installed in the Czech Republic and Poland is not the demilitarization effort that mainstream so-called ‘liberals’ are applauding, but one to setup orders to install “the development of a reconfigured system designed to shoot down short- and medium-range Iranian missiles”, reports Peter Baker at The New York Times (NYT) “Analysts say one country which clearly stands to benefit from Washington’s decision to alter its missile shield plan in Europe is Israel,” Patty Culhane reports at al Jazeera, adding: “The new proposed Aegis system is designed to work together with Israel’s own missile shield system called Arrow and having Aegis equipped ships in the Mediterranean can only be good for Israel.” (2:10):

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