“The intelligence the U.S. gains from Israel is greater than what could be procured with “five CIAs””

WASHINGTON EXAMINER
Israel saved many American lives in Vietnam
by Spyridon Mitsotakis
February 23, 2020

On a recent trip to Israel, I had an opportunity to visit a Soviet-built Syrian base in the Golan Heights. Amid the stone and concrete fortifications, my guide explained that during the 1967 Six-Day War, many of the Arab armies had panicked and abandoned their posts. They left their Soviet-supplied equipment behind. Consequently, the Israelis were able to capture the most state-of-the-art Soviet military technology intact — the very same equipment that American soldiers were facing in Vietnam. And Israel was more than happy to share what they had with the United States. READ MORE

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