Friday, September 25, 2009

Both sides of their mouths...

Friday, September 18th: "The UN nuclear assembly voted on Friday to urge Israel to accede to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)" The motion barely carried, by a vote of 49 to 45 with Western nations voting against...

Thursday, September 24th: President Obama chairs a Security Council session that unanimously adopts a "historical resolution" (per the President). Looking at the resolution, after all the "resolving," "reaffirming," "recalling," "bearing in mind," "calling for," "gravely concerned," etc., etc. we get to #4 "Calls upon all States that are not Parties to the NPT to accede to the Treaty as non-nuclear weapon States so as to achieve its universality at an rearly date, and pending their accession to the Treaty, to adhere to its terms."

Which is it?

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