Comment: They're the only nuclear power in the Middle East...

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They're the only nuclear power in the Middle East...

... yet they don't have to submit to international weapons inspectors.

They have perhaps 300 warheads stockpiled, and they answer to no one.

They have threatened to nuke their neighbors on several occasions, often to blackmail the US into providing (conventional) military aid to them.

Don't believe me? Then take it from a Pulitzer Prize winner...
read "The Samson Option" by Seymour Hersh