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Israel’s Multipurpose Defence Industry

Vol. 13, Jan-Jun 2022 | Page: 75-82

Ekta Manhas
Ph D, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Received: 16-02-2022, Accepted: 14-04-2022, Published Online: 30-06-2022


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Abstract

Defence exports are a key component of Israeli foreign policy. Israel exports weapons for a diverse range of reasons. Since its independence, Israel has relied heavily on weapons sales for clandestine diplomatic efforts, exports, and internal defence. Through this diplomacy, Israel gained access to other nations' political and economic systems. This paper aims to understand the multifaceted Israeli defence industry and its role in its foreign policy.

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