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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 17.11.10 | 18:20 (IST)

    A friend from 40 years ago, Ervin "Swifty" Shindler, was arrested for smuggling arms (specifically a B-17) from the US to Israel. The US was very aggressive in stopping arms smuggling to Israel in the late 1940s and lots of folks got busted. Now there is no arms smuggling between the US and Israel because they have normal diplomatic and trade relations.

    from the article: Israel approves unilateral pullout from Lebanon border town
    First published 13:03 17.11.10 | Last updated 15:43 17.11.10
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