Ever Wonder Exactly Why the U.S. Keeps Israel’s Nuclear Secret? ~ Russ Wellen, Foreign Policy In Focus.
Hint: it’s not just the Israel lobby.
Dimona nuclear reactor, 1968. Image Wikimedia Commons
In a piece titled The truth about Israel’s secret nuclear arsenal at the Guardian, Julian Borger writes about how Israel began its nuclear-weapons program.
The list of nations that secretly sold Israel the material and expertise to make nuclear warheads, or who turned a blind eye to its theft [more on that down-post ― RW], include today’s staunchest campaigners against proliferation: the US, France, Germany, Britain and even Norway.
Nor did Israel later have much in the way of
… qualms about proliferating nuclear weapons knowhow and materials, giving South Africa’s apartheid regime help in developing its own bomb in the 1970s in return for 600 tons of yellowcake.
But ever wonder why exactly the United States turned…
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