And... the world was very Cold at the time - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mike
    • 24.05.10 | 02:31 (IDT)

    It was the Cold War. Soviets were arming Syrians, Saddam, Libya and the rest of the nice boys of the ME. French were building Saddam a nuke reactor, US just got out of Vietnam, and Castro just decided to help Angola. The world was different back then and Israel was but a small and an insignificant part of it.

    from the article: Israel denies offering nuclear weapons to Apartheid South Africa
    First published 01:05 24.05.10 | Last updated 12:38 24.05.10
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