Stanley Cohen -- Speech for President Ahmadinejad at the Iranian Mission
- Created on Monday, 08 July 2013 17:07
For well over a year now, the American public has been fed a steady diet of fear over a “nuclear” Iran. This intensive campaign—pushed equally by the White House and by Israel, using different rhetoric, but sounding the same note of panic—is not really about nuclear weapons. After all, the Islamic Republic—like the United States (but unlike the non-signatory nuclear-armed states of Israel, Pakistan and India, and the reneged party North Korea)—has signed and ratified the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and has as much right to develop its peaceful nuclear industry as does any other party to the treaty. Furthermore, the West has no credible evidence that a weapons development program exists.