Friday, June 09, 2006
Blowing the Nuclear Reactor
This is a link to an absolutely sensational video, which I strongly recommend you watch asap. It runs 44 minutes and is worth every second. You'll see an extroardinarily well produced, well documented and explicit story of intrigue, espionage, murder, amazing avionics, sabotage and attack, a production of the Military Channel.
It's the story, recently unclassified, of the Israeli attack on the Iraqi nuclear reactor in June, 1981. It runs like a Tom Clancy thriller, but it's all true. They took that sucker right out by complete surprise to the shock of Saddam and the world.
At the time, world reaction to this was highly critical, but today, it should be remembered and remembered well. Particularly with what's going on in Iran.
Watch Raid on the Reactor at:
You can watch online if you have the bandwidth for it, or download it to watch on your own computer. Do it, do it, do it. Even if you don't give a fig about the politics of it, it's an exhilarating ride.
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