Resurgence of Nuclear Power In The Middle East: Is It For Nuclear Weapons?

Resurgence of Nuclear Power In The Middle East: Is It For Nuclear Weapons?

Let us give the last word to highly respected Middle East energy and security analyst, Anthony Cordesman, currently of Washington’s Center for Strategic and International Studies: “There’s no question. Why do you have a nuclear reactor in the Persian Gulf? Because you want to have some kind of nuclear (weapons) contingency capability.” He sounds skeptical that it’s all about atoms for peace.

 

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