David Kimche

 

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: Israeli spy-turned-diplomat who had played a key role in the Iran-contra scandal, in which Washington authorized Israel to sell U.S. weapons to Iran in violation of an international embargo that rocked U.S. President Ronald Reagan's administration, but who later became involved in the Middle East peace process.

 

 

Cause of Death: Brain cancer

 

Born: February 14, 1928

 

Died: March 8, 2010

 

Location: Jerusalem, Israel