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How Nuclear War Almost Broke Out in 1973

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Arnan "Sini" Azaryahu was a long-time political insider within the Israeli government, where he served as a trusted aide and confidant to Minister Yisrael Galili, a close ally and advisor to Israeli prime minister Gold Meir.

In this full-length interview, Sini recounts a tense meeting held in Meir's office during the height of the 1973 Yom Kippur war, when Meir overruled a request from Defense Minister Moshe Dayan to prepare Israel's nuclear arsenal for a demonstration blast.

Edited by Bob Cole, Digital Learning Commons, Monterey Institute of International Studies.

More from the Avner Cohen Collection at Wilson Center: http://j.mp/1aEVuuS


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