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05-01-2009, 10:40 AM
UAE Torture Video May Derail U.S. Nuclear Deal
Fox News (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,518570,00.html)

A videotape showing a member of the United Arab Emirates Royal Family torturing a man is threatening a multibillion-dollar nuclear power deal between the U.S. and the Gulf kingdom.

The 45-minute tape shows a man that the Government of Abu Dhabi has acknowledged is Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al-Nahyan — one of 22 royal brothers of the UAE President and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince — mercilessly and repeatedly beating a man with a cattle prod and a nailed board, burning his genitals and driving his Mercedes over him several times. He is assisted by a uniformed policeman.


The fallout from the film — which was smuggled out of the UAE by a former business associate of the sheikh — has reached all the way to the Oval Office, where the civilian nuclear deal, awaiting the signature of President Obama, remains unsigned. A senior US official has said that the Administration is holding off certifying the treaty as a direct result of the film.

The deal was sealed on January 15 during President Bush’s last week in office, but needs to be recertified by the new Administration. Under its terms, the U.S. agrees to provide technology and equipment to help the UAE to develop civilian nuclear power plants. In return, the UAE pledges to abide by the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty and not to reprocess its spent nuclear fuel.

05-01-2009, 10:50 AM
Looks like he was sand boarded.
Tell the lefty libtards this is what torture is.

05-01-2009, 08:13 PM
I'm almost agreeing with Obama here. Some one post something quick to change my mind!

05-01-2009, 11:07 PM
I'm almost agreeing with Obama here. Some one post something quick to change my mind!

WTH! You think this compares to what we have proved we didn't do? A rare bird agrees with the 0 here!;)

05-01-2009, 11:19 PM
I think it's more that I don't want nuclear anything given to any arab nation. I'm probably not agreeing with Obama for the reasons he's not doing it. But I did come dangerously close.