Israel is making a concerted effort to forestall a resolution that would subject its nuclear facilities to inspection from the International Atomic Energy Agency. The resolution has been put forth by Egypt, and will be voted on in mid-September. New Internationalism project director Phyllis Bennis joins The Real News Network and says the Iran deal provides an opportunity to challenge Israel’s unacknowledged, uninspected, but very well-known nuclear weapons arsenal. Watch below:
Israel’s Nuclear Weapons a Major Factor in Mideast Arms Race
Despite the focus on Iran, Israel is the only country in the Middle East that has a nuclear weapons arsenal.
August 4, 2015