Wednesday, November 09, 2011
There is no Iranian nuclear 'crisis'
Here we go again. They’ve just finished bombing Libya, so the serial warmongers now want us to focus again on the ‘threat’ posed by Iran‘s nuclear programme. After the non-existent ‘genocide’ in Kosovo, and the non-existence of Iraq’s WMDs, you wouldn’t think they’d have the nerve, would you?
It seems an appropriate moment to link to this piece of mine from 2006 on, why even if Iran was secretly developing nuclear weapons, it wouldn’t constitute a ’crisis’.
Here’s an extract.
'LEADERS meet to discuss Iran crisis." It all sounds rather familiar. In 1999, "leaders" met to discuss the Kosovo "crisis"; we now know there was no genocide in Kosovo. In 2003, "leaders" met to discuss Iraq's weapons of mass destruction crisis; we now know there were no WMD in Iraq.
Now it's Iran nuclear ambitions that represent the "crisis". If past form is anything to go by, we can be fairly sure that once again this is a crisis of the Western powers' making.
You can read the whole piece here.
Remember, there is no Iranian nuclear ‘crisis’. And repeat that to anyone who tells you that there is.
UPDATE: More on the 'imminent' Iranian nuclear 'threat' here. It's been ‘imminent’ for quite some time now….
(Hat tip: Gabriele at the Media Lens Message Board.)