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Israel and its ‘alleged nuclear weapon’

by Brad A. Greenberg

May 4, 2009 | 8:53 pm

This response isn’t exactly refusing to confirm or deny, but I guess when your past prime minister let slip what everyone already knew—that Israel is a nuclear power—there isn’t much need for smoke and mirrors. From the JPost:

Western policies based on pressuring Iran to give up its nuclear program will fail because they disregard Israeli nuclear capabilities, which is “the first and greatest threat to security in the region,” an Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor categorically rejected that classification.

“If he can quote at least one occasion in which Israel has threatened any of its neighbors with the alleged nuclear weapon, then his statements would gain him credibility,” Palmor said. “Unless he produces evidence to support his claims, these kinds of remarks are completely out of line.”

Read the rest here.

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