Orwellian Headline of the Day
The nightmare of hyper-proliferation is becoming a reality in the Middle East. The latest country to express a desire for nuclear weapons is Jordan.
And the Associated Press calls it “nuclear peace:” Report: Jordan king wants nuclear peace.
JERUSALEM - Jordan’s King Abdullah II told an Israeli newspaper his country wants its own atomic program, a development he said came in response to desires expressed by other countries in the region to become nuclear powers.
In an interview with the daily Haaretz published Friday, Abdullah said his desert kingdom, which borders Israel and has a peace agreement with it, wanted nuclear power “for peaceful purposes” and was already discussing its plans with Western countries.