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On the nuclear issue, the west must admit its hypocrisy

By Jonathan Power  

Iran could become another Turkey: "democratic, pro-Western and bomb free"

As the possibility of a UN-backed plan aimed at limiting Iran’s ability to make nuclear weapons has been given a glimmer of hope—in not being rejected outright by the Iranian government—it is worth considering why Iran is being singled out so acutely and unfairly over its nuclear policy.

Clearly, the west and Russia are engaged in discriminating against it. Brazil has had a nuclear-enrichment programme for decades (including…

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