The Iraqi Bombshell A diplomatic fracas is raised by Paris' nuclear aid to Baghdad

Smith, William E.; Muller, Henry
August 1980
Time;8/11/1980, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p43
The article provides information on the decision of French government to sell a research reactor to Iraq. It informs about the standpoint of Israel who claim that Iraq could accumulate enough expertise and enriched uranium to make several nuclear weapons by the mid 1980's. Moreover, the nuclear equipment that France is selling Iraq is highly sophisticated.


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