CIA Report on Yom Kippur War: Israel Had Nuclear Arsenal

According to a CIA report, Israeli intelligence downplayed the risk of an Egyptian attack in 1973 for fear that the U.S. would push Israel toward peace talks.

Israel possesses a nuclear arsenal that it may have “activated or pretended to activate” during the Yom Kippur War, concludes a study published this weekend about American intelligence gathering in October 1973.