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AIPAC Policy Conference 2006


Among the many issues taken up at the AIPAC Policy Conference 2006 now underway in Washington D.C. (March 5 – 7), two issues clearly stand at the top of the agenda: The Iranian resistance to the Americans’ rule of the world by force; and the Hamas movement’s resistance to Israeli rule over the Occupied Palestinian Territories. 

Here.  See for yourselves:  

"Decades of Deception: Iran’s Pursuit of Nuclear Weapons"
"Danger to Democracy: Terrorist Groups and the Palestinian Elections"

 

Reading around these several inter-linked webpages, it strikes me that an eminently reasonable question would be: Which do you believe is the gravest threat to international peace and security in the contemporary world?  (A) The Iranian Government’s pursuit of its "inalienable right" as a Party to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons "to develop research, production and use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes" (Art. IV.1)?  (B) The 74 out of a total of 132 seats that candidates sponsored by the Islamic Resistance Movement won in late January’s parliamentary election in the Israeli-Occupied Palestinian Territories—an election that, in the words of a statement issued at the time by the so-called Middle East Quartet, "was free, fair and secure"?  Or (C) the various threats to have been issued by both the U.S. and Israeli governments, either against the Government of Iran over its pursuit of the nuclear fuel cycle, or against the majority winners in January’s Palestinian national election—and oftentimes against both of them?     

You tell me.

 

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