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November 15, 2002

New gov't center to be nuclear-proof

Good [de]fences make good neighbors

Construction of a "national emergency management center" began recently near Jerusalem.

Once completed, the center will enable the government to operate under nuclear, chemical and biological attack. However, the project is not expected to be completed for a number of years. Specific information about the center was not made available by the Prime Minister's Office.

The project is being managed by a special committee on security structures that operates out of the Interior Ministry. The committee includes one Defense Ministry and two Interior Ministry representatives. ...