[extropy-chat] nuclear non-proliferation as energy strategy ?

Dirk Bruere dirk.bruere at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 13:51:06 UTC 2006

On 1/18/06, Herb Martin <HerbM at learnquick.com> wrote:
> > From: Samantha Atkins
> >
> > We slap a label on a country and expect the normal rules not to
> > apply.  Very neat.  A much scarier country that already has nukes is
> > Pakistan.   But they are our good buds.  Israel is a major
> > international outlaw by the number and scope of UN resolutions they
> > have violated but they have had nukes since at least the sixties and
> > are one of the most heavily militarized countries per capita on the
> > planet.
> The above is either sophomoric or dishonest
> since Israel is NOT a frequent violator of
> BINDING UN resolutions, nor a signatory to the
That's because their client state, the USA, uses its veto in the UN to
protect them.
IIRC it has done so more than 50 times.

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