Anthony Wile With Russia Today's Bill Dod: Japan Government Not in Control, IAEA Can do Nothing, People Right to Panic
Anthony Wile, chief editor of the Daily Bell, discusses the Japanese nuclear disaster and the inability for international agencies, or the Japanese government to fix the problem. As Wile stated at one point in the interview when asked by Bill Dod why the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) wasn't doing more to fix the problem, "The IAEA is a promoter of nuclear power, whose job is not necessarily to come to the rescue of failed attempts of maintaining quality design and protecting the public from natural disasters, such as we are dealing with here, although they sell that message."
Russia Today summarized the Interview as follows:
In December 2008, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) called on Japan to upgrade the standards for seismic safety of nuclear power stations, reports The Daily Telegraph newspaper, which sorted through the secret cables sent by the US embassy to Washington. Tokyo pledged to do so, but it is not clear what measures have been taken.
Anthony Wile believes that despite those warnings there was little Japan could do.
"I don't think that they had any choice. At that stage of the game, the commitments had already been made. What could they do?" he said. "I don't think they had any choice but to turn a blind eye and hope for the best. And perhaps that just didn't work out too well."
He pointed out that such rescue missions are hardly the agency's mission, although the IAEA is now sending that kind of message.
"The IAEA is a promoter of nuclear power ... You can clearly see that the IAEA has absolutely no ability to deal with this problem, any more than the Japanese government has the ability to deal with this problem."
Posted by Testostrone250 on 04/09/11 09:58 AM
What a bright honest man.
Posted by vVerityProductions on 04/09/11 09:56 AM
Anthony Wile needs his own show on RT. It would definately compliment the excellent CrossTalk and Keiser Report shows!
Posted by HomoGnosticus on 04/09/11 09:56 AM
IAEA is nothing else than an international lobbyist organization for the multinational companies who are involved in the nuclear business.
Posted by Redtide on 04/09/11 09:55 AM
How about throwing some IAEA and GE scientist into the plant to resolve the problem of VERY SAFE nuclear plant?
Posted by okn0tok on 04/09/11 09:54 AM
What a mess. thanks RT for your great coverage on everything.
Posted by conky111 on 04/09/11 09:53 AM
I agree with this guy 100%
Posted by erikwilliamson77 on 04/09/11 09:52 AM
This guy always tells it like it is.
Posted by jprescotti on 04/09/11 09:50 AM
Many miles around that site will have to go back to jungle because it will be uninhabital for the next thousand years.
Posted by x00czar00x on 04/09/11 09:50 AM
That was EPIC!!! - When he says, "Because there is nothing they can do."
Posted by thedoctorisin24380 on 04/09/11 09:48 AM
Doesn't General Electric own NBC, CNBC, MSNBC, the Weather Channel, etc? Did they not build the nuke plants in Japan (the plants currently melting down). Do you think GE will let their news services tell the truth?
Posted by dtr76 on 04/09/11 09:46 AM
Thank you RT, for hard-hitting reality. Reason seems to still be alive in your news room.
Posted by guydecervens on 04/09/11 09:46 AM
Send in the 'experts' the clean up their mess since they were telling us how safe it was. I guess all the 'Green' money that's been invested in Nuclear Power, based on the lie of Global Warming and the resultant Carbon Tax theft, is now on a loser. Sorry Al Gore ... NOT!
Posted by hypnofan35 on 04/09/11 09:45 AM
i tend to think that there is a kind of "secret police" with energy usage. I looked to see if steam engines were available for purchace. I found one on the internet, A little while later, it was gone without a trace. What is my proof that what i say is true about this? The proof that it went away; went away. It is probably a kind of "gestabo like operation."
Posted by starlight1946 on 04/09/11 09:44 AM
I wonder if Goldman Sachs has a big part in the outcome?
Posted by turbomango on 04/09/11 09:44 AM
Anthony Wile of theDailyBell.com is very wise in his thinking.
Posted by BloodBrain421 on 04/09/11 09:43 AM
I hope this crysis can be resolved soon before things get worse.
Posted by Aloebunny on 04/09/11 09:42 AM
Bravo for the three scientists that resigned!