Skip to comments.Syria deal shines light on suspected Israeli chemical weapons program
Posted on 09/17/2013 9:01:14 PM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
The U.S-Russia plan to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons is drawing attention to Israel's own suspected chemical stockpile and could raise pressure on the Jewish state to come clean about its capabilities.
Israel signed the landmark international treaty banning the production or use of chemical weapons two decades ago, but it is among a handful if nations that have never ratified the deal.
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Do you think that if Israel never ratified the deal, that the UN will push for Syrian/Israeli inspections?
we signed and still have chem weapons.
If the U.S. as a permanent five member blocked inspections in Israel, would that undercut the U.S. criticism of Russia’s vetoes as a permanent five member?
The page to which I was referring was the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties. The reason this is important is that had Israel ratified the VCLT they would have had to abide by the Chemical Weapons Convention as a signatory. IOW, they are not bound by the Chemical Weapons Convention even if they are a signatory because they never ratified the Vienna Convention (neither did we, but we abide by it anyway, go figure).
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Take it up with Fox News...
When will Israel ratify the VCLT, and get rid of its chemical weapons - if it indeed has them?
Should all Middle Eastrem countries get rid of their chemical weapons?
“Take it up with Fox News...”
You posted it here.
“When will Israel ratify the VCLT, and get rid of its chemical weapons - if it indeed has them?”
Why should they (if they have them)? Because their neighbors are all kind old ladies?
ISRAEL ISN’T GASSING ANYONE. Or do you want to tell us about Jews poisoning wells and baking Christian children into matzah?
“Should all Middle Eastrem countries get rid of their chemical weapons?”
All middle east countries should be Christian or Jewish.
THERE, I SAID IT.
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