Nuclear Arms Writer Advised Not to Visit
Ephron, Dan, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
JERUSALEM - Lawyers are advising a Washington-area researcher not to visit Israel because of a book he published detailing the political history of the nation's nuclear weapons program.
The issue is raising questions about the state of democracy in a country where even the smallest details of the nuclear program are kept secret from the people whose taxes support it - Israelis.
Avner Cohen, a Maryland-based historian whose book "Israel and the Bomb" appeared in Israel this month, bases his work only on declassified Israeli and American documents and extensive interviews.
He does not describe the Israeli arsenal. He gives away no technical secrets and, …
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Publication information: Article title: Nuclear Arms Writer Advised Not to Visit. Contributors: Ephron, Dan - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: July 1, 2000. Page number: 5. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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