Unfounded scepticism - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • RichardL
    • 24.05.10 | 17:18 (IDT)

    I have not read the book either, just the article this morning. All the same I cannot understand your 'intense scepticism'. We know that Israel had nuclear weapons at the time because they were contemplating using them in 1973. We know that Israel was happy to trade with what was then the world's number one pariah state. We know that Peres was in contact with Botha because the two signatures are there in the Guardian photograph. We know that Soviet spy Gerhardt reported that the deal was discussed. Just why are you so reluctant to believe that Israel would be above such immoral behaviour? You'll be telling us next that the IDF is the most moral army in the world.

    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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