Skip to comments.Reminder: Bill Clinton allowed Iran and North Korea to build nuclear reactors in the first place
Posted on 10/03/2012 4:29:38 AM PDT by FredDardick
How does Bill Clinton do it? Im always amazed every time I see a news report on the Iran and North Korea nuclear weapons programs and there is never a mention of Clintons involvement in allowing the two rogue nations build their nuclear reactors in the first place. Even Jimmy Carter gets his due for allowing the rise of the Islamists in Iran, so why does Clinton get a free pass?
Like his liberal heir Obama, Clinton came into office with zero foreign policy experience and a tendency to believe whatever sob story he was told by the worlds worst dictators. The mass murdering Iranian theocracy, openly dedicated to the destruction of Israel and sitting on top of the planets third largest oil reserves, inexplicably claimed in the early 1990s that they needed nuclear energy to power their economy. Likewise North Korea was sorely in need of electricity to run its concentration camps and maintain Kim Jong-ils growing movie collection.
Not willing to bear the burden of denying a dictator quality entertainment, Clinton signed the Agreed Framework of 1994 that allowed North Korea to build a light water reactor for civilian purposes. Iran followed suit in 1995 when they restarted construction on the Bushehr power plant with the help of Russian and German engineers and the blessing of the Clinton administration.
To the great surprise of liberals everywhere, in 2006 North Korea exploded their first atomic bomb with Iran now well on the way to doing the same.
Allowing those two homicidal governments access to nuclear technology, when it could have easily been prevented, was one of the worst political decisions of the 20th century. Political pressure by the Clinton administration probably wouldve been enough to stop Iran and North Korea from building the nuclear power plants, but if that didnt do the job he couldve ordered the military to take them out. Nip it in the bud so to speak.
Clintons stupidity regarding nuclear proliferation stands starkly in contrast to Israel, which responded to Iraq and Syria nuclear power plants with warplanes and precision guided bombs. They might have been raked over the coals for pulling the trigger on those operations at the time, but few would now question the wisdom of preventing Saddam Hussein and Bashar al-Assad from building an atomic bomb.
If Clinton had the same foresight as the Israelis we wouldnt be in the mess we are now in with Iran, and the media should be reminding the American people of this every chance they get.
you bet Clinton let them and sold classified info to China. funneled money to palestinians for kickbacks..same money laundering Carter set up.How do these people go into office with 250 thousand in their pocket and come out with millions?
I still wondering, how is Bill Clinton so popular?
..and gave missile guidance capabilities (Loran)to China over the objections of his National Security Board.
We rely too much on good judgement and common sense.
?????...THEM TOO.....*pouring second cup*
from 2003 here at FR...*smiles*
Although, there could be a Loran company that the Clinton administration used to pass sensitive technology to the Chinese.
In looking over that one, I saw MiaT. Laz just got Askel5 to post. I wonder were MiaT is also. There is some people I really miss at times and others like TLBshow that you wish have passed on.