Remember that Hollywood producer who was really a top-secret overseas Israeli agent whom we talked about yesterday? The one with the new biography coming out soon? Well, we have an excerpt, and it is all about Milchan’s role as the Israeli member of the Club of Ten, the as-secret-as-it-sounds South African society created in the 1970s to combat the international campaign of isolation over apartheid. In this capacity, and despite his own misgivings about South African law and society, Milchan helped cement the Israeli-South African cooperation that bore fruit in the form, among other things, of Israel’s first nuclear test.

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