Israel has been stealing nuclear secrets and covertly making bombs since the 1950s. And western governments, including Britain and the US, turn a blind eye. But how can we expect Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions if the Israelis won't come clean?This is the first major article, that I know of, in a significant Western news source for general public consumption to discuss the open secret of Israel's atomic weapons program--finally, after more than 50 years of hiding this fact as well as the Empire's non-compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty negotiated in 1968. Still, this does not deter the Empire's directorate from discriminatory policies against nations identified as their enemies--Democratic People's Republic of Korea and Iran--
For a more detailed report on the history of Israel's atomic weapons program, see this from Federation of American Scientists.