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Israelis steal nuclear material from Syria

Posted by gasweek on 4 October, 2007

Israeli commandos seized nuclear material of North Korean origin during a daring raid on a secret military site in Syria before Israel bombed it this month, reported Abraham Rabinovich in Jerusalem in The Australian (24/9/07, p. 1).

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6 September: Israel air-raid on Syria, hit Syrian facility, near Turkish border; joint operation with US on unknown target?

Posted by gasweek on 3 October, 2007

Israel’s decision to attack Syria earlier this month came after Israel shared intelligence with President George Bush indicating that North Korean nuclear personnel were in Syria, according to US Government sources, reported The Age (22/9/2007, p. 17). Unlike Israel’s destruction of an Iraqi nuclear reactor in 1981, Israel made no announcement of the recent raid and imposed strict censorship on reporting by the Israeli media.

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