How Israel Got The Bomb


Everyone knows Israel has nuclear weapons notwithstanding that Israel has never admitted it has the bomb.

Israel has never signed any nuclear non-proliferation treaties nor has it submitted to international inspections.

So how exactly did Israel get the bomb?

Yesterday I received an article from Politico Magazine entitled :How Israel hid it’s nuclear weapons program: An exclusive look at recently declassified documents shows how Israel blocked U.S. efforts to uncover it’s secret nuclear reactor”.

The article is authored by Avner Cohen and William Burr.

Cohen is a Professor of Non-proliferation Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.and the author of “Israel and the Bomb”.

William Burr is a Senior Analyst at the National Security Archive, George Washington University and edits it’s special web page “The Nuclear Vault”.

The article details how Israel, with the collaboration of France and Norway deliberately deceived the United States with…

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3 thoughts on “How Israel Got The Bomb

  1. I have never really bought into the theory of mutually assured destruction, and I still think it will be one of the smaller countries (N. Korea, Israel, or similar) that will one day press the proverbial button. The only way to have ever been truly safe was not to have them in the first place.
    At least I ‘survived’ the Cold War, when we expected the big bang to happen at any time.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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