Beyond Munich: The UN Security Council Helps Disarm a Prospective Further Victim (IRAN) of U.S. Aggression [*]

 

It should be recognized that the treatment of Iran’s nuclear program, and the Security Council’s cooperation in this treatment, is  the ultimate application of a global double standard, enforced by an aggressive superpower now able to get away with both hypocrisy and murder. Only the United States and its allies may possess nuclear weapons.  They alone may threaten to use nukes.  They alone may improve their nukes and delivery systems.  Only client states such as Israel may remain outside the NPT indefinitely and without penalty.  The United States may ignore its NPT obligation to work toward nuclear disarmament.  It may even renege on its promise never to use nukes against nuke-free states that joined the NPT.  But no matter.  By sheer fiat-power, no other state may acquire nukes without U.S. consent.  Nor as the case of Iran shows may a state engage in its “inalienable right” to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes unless and until the United States approves. read more

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