Why the U.S. Media Barely Covered Brutal Right-Wing Race Riots in Tel Aviv
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JH: Just so folks understand, Iran is a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which guarantees signatories the right to refine uranium for nonmilitary purposes. By saying that they won’t be accepting any enrichment whatsoever -- that is by rejecting the idea that Iranians can enrich for non-military purposes -- they’re basically killing the deal, because one thing Iranians agree on is that they have the right to enrich for purposes other than making weapons.
MR: Yes, and I’d like to also make the point that Israel is not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty, and they have 200 nuclear weapons. And that won’t show up in the news stories either. It’s pretty amazing.
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