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October 9, 2003
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New documents show the United States gave tacit approval to Israel to keep fighting even after the cease-fire that officially ended the Yom Kippur War. “You won’t get violent protests from Washington if something happens during the night, while I’m flying,” U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger told Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir on Oct. 22, 1973, hours before a deadline for a U.N. cease-fire with Syria and Egypt, Reuters reported Wednesday.

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