Golda's Bodyguard Reveals Her Reaction to the Nuclear Option During Yom Kippur War

Golda Meir’s former bodyguard and confidant tells Haaretz about the first hours of the Yom Kippur War – and how the prime minister was left out of the picture

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Adam Snir accompanies Golda Meir, in 1972.
Adam Snir accompanies Golda Meir, in 1972.Credit: Eldan David / GPO
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