The Dimona reactor.

How a Standoff With the U.S. Almost Blew Up Israel's Nuclear Program

Kennedy's ultimatum, Ben-Gurion's 'sick' reply and a 'fiasco' nuclear inspection: Newly declassified documents shed light on the diplomatic crisis that some feared may lead to a U.S. raid on Israel's Dimona plant

Throughout the spring and summer of 1963, the leaders of the United States and Israel President John F. Kennedy and Prime Ministers David Ben-Gurion and Levi Eshkol were engaged in a high-stakes battle of...

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