Israel's Survival Instincts and the Dangers of Nuclear Weapons in Iranian Hands

Russell, Richard L.
July 2008
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Summer2008, Issue 50, p85
The article discusses the uncertain security environment of Israel against the prospect of an Iran armed with nuclear weapons. The author describes that while Israel is engaged in a diplomatic effort to keep world attention on Iran and its nuclear weapons aspirations, it is evidently analyzing its options against the country. A discussion on deterrence and preemptive strike as possible strategies for Israel to counter Iran's nuclear program is offered.


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