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Iran, Nuclear Proliferation and the NPT: Why Does Such Doublespeak Perpetuate?

Iran's proactive nuclear diplomacy has found merit in exposing the US hypocrisy on nuclear issues, but unfortunately only to exploit the loopholes existing in the US-led system for its own eventual nuclear ambitions. India has followed a similar course in its tryst with the global order of "nuclear apartheid" - shifting from "atoms for peace" to "weapons of peace" and eventually winning some extra-regime warm embrace for its "responsible" nuclear behaviour. This "peaceful" route to weaponisation is rendered attractive by the self-contradictions of the US-led global nuclear regime.
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