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REPORT: Jimmy Carter remained silent on 1979 Israeli Nuclear test

Afraid of the political repercussions on Jimmy Carter’s presidential reelection bid just a year after his participation in the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty, a Foreign Policy report exposes how the Carter administration squashed publicizing “a nuclear test explosion in the ocean near the southern end of Africa” in 1979.



WASHINGTON – The Jimmy Carter administration was aware of an Israeli nuclear test that took place in the 1970s, but decided to turn a blind eye to avoid a possible setback ahead of the president’s reelection campaign, Foreign Policy reported.

Carter also wanted to avoid any negative impact on the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt, which was just a year old at the time, according to the report. Continue Reading »

Security Briefing: Director of Mossad says Iran lying about Nukes

Mossad’s chief pointed out that Irans technical nuclear archive, that had been stolen and brought to Israel for analysis, proved Iran was lying about the nature of its nuclear program and should military action need to be taken, now is the time, while a decisive president is in the White House.

By Yochanan Visser


Mossad chief Yossi Cohen, during a speech at a security conference in Herzliyah, Israel, disclosed a range of activities his organization undertook over the past few years and which have saved countless lives across the globe.

At the Cyber Week Tel Aviv University Conference, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted how Israel has used its cyber intelligence capabilities to thwart around 50 ISIS terrorist attacks or Iranian sponsored attacks in dozens of countries worldwide.

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Swedish Report: ‘Israel has dozens of nuclear warheads’

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute alleges Israel is in possession of between 80 – 90 nuclear warheads.

By  Hanan Greenwood , News Agencies , Israel Hayom Staff


“There are 13,865 nuclear warheads worldwide, and they are owned by nine countries,” a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute in Sweden, said Sunday.

SIPRI named the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel, and North Korea as countries to possess nuclear capabilities, saying that combined, they have as many as 13,865 nuclear heads, of which 3,750 are operational and an estimated 2,000 are being kept in a state of alert. Continue Reading »

Israeli Deputy Minister all but calls NYT report of 6 Day War, ‘Fake News’


Israeli Deputy Minister Michael Oren, a historian and visiting professor at Harvard, Yale, and Georgetown universities, totally rejects a New York Times report claiming Israel was prepared to detonate a nuclear bomb in 1967 if it had felt war was lost, saying, “There is not even half a hint that supports” such a claim.

By Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA


Deputy Minister Michael Oren (Kulanu), a former Israeli ambassador to the United States, on Sunday rejected a report in the New York Timeswhich claimed that Israel was prepared to detonate a nuclear bomb in the Sinai to turn the tide of the 1967 Six Day War with its Arab neighbors if necessary. Continue Reading »

US Administration Pressing Israel to Destroy Its Nukes

Thomas Countryman, the Assistant Secretary of State under John Kerry, traveled to Israel to convince Israel’s Foreign Ministry officials about turning the Middle East to a nuke-free zone.

By Nitsan Keidar


Assistant US Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation,  recently visited Israel and held talks with senior Foreign Ministry officials, about the possibility of making the Middle East nuclear-free.

Thomas Countryman

Thomas Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State

Washington seeks to advance the idea after reaching agreement with Russia about the matter.

The State Department confirmed Countryman’s visit and sources in the US Administration said that Israeli agreement to the idea would be a catalyst for bringing additional countries into discussions on the matter. Continue Reading »

Obama tells Jerusalem: ‘Stop killing Iran’s nuclear scientists’


CBS News reports: White House officials seek an end to the Iranian assassinations, believed to be the handiwork of Israel’s Mossad.


The United States is reportedly pressuring Israel to stop assassinating Iranian nuclear scientists, a number of whom have been mysteriously killed in a campaign thought to be carried out by Mossad.

Prime Minister Netanyahu and US President Obama meet at the Oval Office, September 30, 2013.- Photo: Koby Gideon/GPO

Prime Minister Netanyahu and US President Obama meet at the Oval Office, September 30, 2013.- Photo: Koby Gideon/GPO

According to CBS News, Obama administration officials have communicated to Israeli intelligence their wish for a cessation of the targeting of scientists in order to allow diplomatic negotiations aimed at rolling back Iran’s nuclear program to take their course.

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Nuclear Bomb Necessary to ‘Wipe Israel Off the Map’

Iranian lawmaker & cleric reveals that Iran ‘needs’ a nuclear weapon to ‘wipe Israel off the map’.
They also reveals the U.S. ‘need’ for Iran deal.

By Tova Dvorin



Iranian lawmaker, cleric, and Majilis (council) member Mohammed Nabavian declared Monday that Iran does need a nuclear bomb – to destroy Israel.

Nuclear talks in Geneva – Reuters

Iran would be able to build a nuclear bomb in “two weeks” if it gets “access to 270 kilograms of 20 percent [enriched uranium], 10 tons of 5 percent, and 20 thousand centrifuges,” Nabavian stated, according to Iranian media reports. “We are not looking for a nuclear bomb, but having a nuclear bomb is necessary to put down Israel.” Continue Reading »

Israeli experts: Iran Could Have a Nuclear Device in 5 Weeks

Israeli experts: P5+1 deal leaves Iran capable of producing nuclear weapon within 36 days.

US also allows Tehran to keep building the Arak heavy water & nuclear plant.

By Tova Dvorin


Iran could be armed with a nuclear weapon within just over a month, Maariv reports Thursday. The report was forwarded to diplomats and international experts this week.

File:Mark 7 nuclear bomb at USAF Museum.jpg

Mark 7 nuclear bomb: Photo: National Museum of the United States Air Force

Israeli experts have estimated that Tehran’s schedule for nuclear enrichment has only been delayed for up to two weeks, according to the report, less than one week after a deal has been reached between Western powers and the Iranian government regarding the nuclear program. Continue Reading »