Egypt re-starting nuclear program

Thomas Lifson
As North Korea has demonstrated, an impoverished, an impoverished, starving population is no obstacle to a determined leader desiring nuclear weapons.  So now, Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood President of Egypt, is committing billions of dollars to re-starting the country's nuclear program, a reactor that could pave the way for nuclear weapons. Yes, nukes for the very same man that the US is supplying F-16 fighters to. The very same man who leads a country that is broke, where the foreign exchange reserves have dwindled to the point where essential wheat imports for the staple, heavily subsidized bread that prevents mass starvation for millions who could otherwise not feed themselves. Ariel Ben Solomon of the Jerusalem Post reports: Earlier this week, Egypt announced that it is seeking Russian assistance to revive its nuclear program. He explains the possible motivations for this move: It seems to be a move by the Muslim Brotherhood-led government to...(Read Full Post)

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