Israel imprisoned Vanunu for two decades and restricted his movements and speech for a reason but people still remember Vanunu's message. Even the details of the history of Israel's nuclear program as well as the number of warheads is known. It is common knowledge. Israel comes away leaving the impression that they love spin and deceit simply for it's own sake. Whatever advantage the Israeli eggheads think they gain by this silly policy is simply nonexistent. Instead, as we often see, Israeli actions and policies intended to gain an advantage for them actually hurt them. This is the foremost among those policies.
5 tourists rescued from Hebron after being hit by firebomb; 2 hurt (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel is clinging dearly to its policy of nuclear ambiguity