Nuclear Options: When is a Pre-emptive Nuclear Strike Moral?

Israel’s leading military ethicist, Moshe Halbertal, argues that in some cases a pre-emptive nuclear strike might be moral while nuclear retaliation might not

Uncloaked

Meir Dagan, recently retired as chief of the Mossad, wanted to reestablish the agency as a powerful deterrent to Israel’s enemies. With a string of daring operations, he succeeded.

Dangerous People

A recent book takes a detailed look at the A.Q. Khan network, which helped supply Iran’s nuclear program

Bomb Proof

The 1967 Soviet-Egyptian intervention in Israel is a lesson in how not to block a Mideast bomb

Fantasia

Obama’s embrace of Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatens both Israel and the Palestinian Authority

Israeli Nukes Come Under Scrutiny

New nonproliferation push

Daybreak: Fated Flotilla

Plus de Klerk denies nukes report, and more in the news

Author Confirms S. Africa Nukes Report

Describes different Israeli responses to apartheid

Daybreak: Obama Accuses Syria

Plus Australian ‘crisis,’ and more in the news

Daybreak: Tehran and Ramallah

Plus Israel would have sold S.A. nukes, and more in the news

Daybreak: Boy Inspires Mine Campaign

Plus Alan ♥ Salam, and more in the news

Daybreak: Russia, Syria Talk Nukes

Plus welfare mess, White House shindig, and more in the news

Daybreak: Hopefully, They Didn’t Start the Fire

Plus de-linking ‘linkage,’ non-Ambassador Dershowitz, and more in the news

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Iran?

Elliott Abrams wants ‘crippling sanctions’ … for now

Daybreak: Bibi the Shuttling Diplomat

Plus Wiesel dines Chez Obama, Mideast nukes, and more in the news

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