Tip of the Hat to Stephan A. Schwartz
Nuclear power, bastard child of the Cold War is just fine until it’s not, and when its not the problem can quickly escalate beyond the human ability to deal with it — Fukushima tells that tale very convincingly. And then there is the issue of the nuclear waste which no one knows what to do with and which, in theory, must be maintained in a stable state for, well no one is really sure, but potentially 200,000 years. Since human recorded history only dates back to the Fourth Millennium BCE, roughly 6,000 years, you can see the problem.
Mongoose: US Declassifies 1987 Overview of Israel’s Nuclear Program — Israel, Not Iran, Is the Nuclear Threat in the Middle East
Finally, the real truth with regard to Nuclear weapons and the Middle East. Take note of the date of the report 1987. It is now 28 years later without absolutely NO constraints having been in place on Nuclear Weapons development throughout that whole time. What does that tell you about Bibi’s concern for a nuclear free Middle East?
Starving sea lion pups die by the thousands and wash up on the American West Coast. The marine scientists are baffled as to what is the cause. Have they forgotten Fukushima and the massive dose of radioactive elements that have been put into the Pacific Ocean for several years now? Or is is “not cool” to keep talking about Fukushima and the associated radiation in the water?