Netanyahu “paused for a beat, acknowledging his mistake with a smile, and then ploughed on with his comments”

REUTERS
Netanyahu, in apparent stumble, calls Israel ‘nuclear power’
January 5, 2020

In an apparent slip of the tongue on Sunday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described Israel as a nuclear power before correcting himself with a bashful nod and an embarrassed smile. Israel is widely believed to have an atomic arsenal but has never confirmed or denied that it has nuclear weapons, maintaining a so-called policy of ambiguity on the issue for decades. READ MORE

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