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Posted on Mar 16, 2006

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By Steven, July 28, 2006 at 3:28 pm Link to this comment
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Thank you! |

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By E.T. Spoon, March 19, 2006 at 4:16 pm Link to this comment
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Isreal doesn’t actually have to conduct a test to be a member of the nuclear weapons club.

But in fact they may already have:“Based on plausible upper and lower bounds of the operating practices at the reactor, Israel could have thus produced enough plutonium for at least 100 nuclear weapons, but probably not significantly more than 200 weapons.

Some type of non-nuclear test, perhaps a zero yield or implosion test, occurred on 2 November 1966 [possibly at Al-Naqab in the Negev]. There is no evidence that Israel has ever carried out a nuclear test, although many observers speculated that a suspected nuclear explosion in the southern Indian Ocean in 1979 was a joint South African-Israeli test.”
Federaltion of American Scientists
“Israel has most probably conducted several nuclear bomb tests.  They have continued to modernize and vertically proliferate and are now one of the world’s larger nuclear powers.  Using “bomb in the basement” nuclear opacity, Israel has been able to use its arsenal as a deterrent to the Arab world while not technically violating American nonproliferation requirements.”
“Abstract”, The Third Temple’s Holy of Holies: Isreal’s Nuclear Weapons, Colonel Warner D. Farr, LTC, U.S. Army.

It is time we stop being hypocritical about Isreal’s nuclear capability.

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By todd millions, March 18, 2006 at 2:24 pm Link to this comment
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frank-no israel hasn’t tested-they tricked some north americain dumb asses to test for them.Why don’t you ask Mordicai Vannunu about his extended state holiday over it?

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By Frank, March 17, 2006 at 5:54 pm Link to this comment
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Al, Israel has never tested a nuke, and has thus never entered the nuclear club officially.

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By Al, March 17, 2006 at 5:44 am Link to this comment
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Funny,  but I don’t see Israel in the Nuke Closet.

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