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U.S. to seize WMD on high seas

The United States and its allies are willing to use “robust techniques” to stop rogue nations from getting the materials they need to make weapons of mass destruction — including interdicting and seizing such “illicit goods” on the high seas or in the air, a top U.S. official bluntly warned Tuesday. Under Secretary of State John Bolton also said the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog, should haul Iran in front of the U.N. Security Council if it discovers any more violations of nuclear non-proliferation agreements — a step that has so far been opposed by U.S. allies in Europe. “The real issue now is whether the board of governors [of the IAEA] will remain together in its insistence that Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons is illegitimate, or whether Iranian efforts to split the board through economic incentives and aggressive propaganda will succeed,” he said. Full Story

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