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rooboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-21-03 03:05 AM
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Libya move puts pressure on Israel
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Libya is preparing to open up its military installations to inspection by the outside world, as the Arab League says Israel should be next to give up its nuclear weapons.

A Libyan delegation has already met the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog Dr Mohamed El Baradei in Vienna.

The talks with the International Atomic Energy Agency took place within 24 hours of Libya's announcement that it is abandoning all weapons of mass destruction.

British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw says the advanced state of Libya's nuclear weapons program emerged during nine months of secret negotiations.

"They acknowledged to us that Libya's developing a nuclear fuel cycle intended to support nuclear weapons developments and our team was given access to projects underway at more than 10 sites, including uranium enrichment," he said.

"Libya had not acquired a nuclear weapons capability but it was close to developing one."

The Arab League's Secretary General, Amr Moussa, says Libya's decision puts pressure on Israel to make similar moves.
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  -Libya move puts pressure on Israel rooboy  Dec-21-03 03:05 AM   #0 
  - I disagree. No one has tried to make Libya cease to exist  bushedout   Dec-21-03 03:07 AM   #1 
  - huh?  OrAnarch   Dec-21-03 03:11 AM   #2 
  - Becasue they act right?  bushedout   Dec-21-03 03:17 AM   #3 
  - They do?  OrAnarch   Dec-21-03 03:22 AM   #4 
     - Where have they disregared the UN?  bushedout   Dec-21-03 03:29 AM   #5 
        - numerous examples  wuushew   Dec-21-03 03:45 AM   #13 
        - and each one vetoed by the US  ozscott   Dec-21-03 02:52 PM   #35 
        - You better do some research before you ask such a question  Gman   Dec-21-03 08:55 AM   #23 
           - Where did Israel violate UN resolutions  thissideup   Dec-21-03 02:44 PM   #34 
  - ANYONE? Or just the uppity Jews?  aquart   Dec-21-03 03:34 AM   #8 
  - I would like to see us all disarm  Tinoire   Dec-21-03 03:38 AM   #10 
  - anyone means anyone. :)  OrAnarch   Dec-21-03 03:41 AM   #11 
  - You first. End of story.  Jim Sagle   Dec-21-03 08:01 AM   #21 
  - I am. (nt)  brainshrub   Dec-21-03 07:39 AM   #20 
  - Survival comes to mind  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-21-03 08:17 AM   #22 
  - I think the US attacked and bombed Libya under Reagan and have  loudnclear   Dec-21-03 09:06 AM   #25 
     - Libya has actually ADMITTED to terrorism  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-21-03 09:08 AM   #26 
        - Unlike other countries...  newyorican   Dec-21-03 10:19 AM   #27 
        - No they haven't  sistersofmercy   Dec-21-03 10:30 AM   #30 
        - Parsing  Muddleoftheroad   Dec-21-03 10:36 AM   #32 
           - Label it as you wish but they have NOT ADMITTED to complicity  sistersofmercy   Dec-21-03 10:56 AM   #33 
        - There were a lot of false accusations  GermanDJ   Dec-21-03 03:09 PM   #36 
  - This is a truly impressive ploy. Practically chess.  aquart   Dec-21-03 03:32 AM   #6 
  - Why should Israel do anything  bushedout   Dec-21-03 03:34 AM   #7 
     - Not strictly true.  aquart   Dec-21-03 03:42 AM   #12 
     - Awwww  Tinoire   Dec-21-03 05:20 AM   #17 
        - lol  La_Serpiente   Dec-21-03 07:19 AM   #18 
  - Now if only the UN and US would pressure Israel / Mordechai Vanunu  Tinoire   Dec-21-03 03:34 AM   #9 
  - We executed the Rosenbergs.  aquart   Dec-21-03 03:46 AM   #14 
  - I don't believe in the death penalty  Tinoire   Dec-21-03 05:15 AM   #15 
  - By Way Of Deception Thou Shalt Do War  WilliamPierce   Dec-21-03 05:16 AM   #16 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-21-03 07:32 AM   #19 
     - I doubt it...  newyorican   Dec-21-03 10:25 AM   #29 
     - Put your links up guy, if I haven't read 'em I will, okay?  0007   Dec-21-03 03:29 PM   #37 
  - Amen to that  sistersofmercy   Dec-21-03 10:33 AM   #31 
  - Mummar is smarter than all the US admin together  loudnclear   Dec-21-03 09:04 AM   #24 
  - Since when do the Isrealis care about "pressure" from the Arab League  GRClarkesq   Dec-21-03 10:21 AM   #28 

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