Thursday, September 23, 2004

How close was the Mideast to nuclear war?

How close? Very close, according to this UPI report.

The day Egypt and Syria stunned Israel by launching the 1973 Yom Kippur
War, Israel's then Defense Minister Moshe Dayan ordered the "preparation" of a weapon said to be a ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

"...Dayan ordered "preparation of very extreme means of retaliation-- the Ivri, which according to foreign press reports is another name for the ground-to-ground missile, Jericho, capable of carrying also a nuclear warhead."



Unbelivable. Read it here.


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