Continuing to torment Vanunu and make a martyr of him is the most effective way Israel can keep reminding the world that it has nuclear weapons. It also demonstrates that Israel has sufficient contempt for the powerless that it might actually use them. After all, defenseless Arab cities are the only nuclear targets in the Middle East.
Ya'alon has 'total confidence' in deputy chief, decries political attempts to harm IDF (Haaretz)
from the article: Vanunu convicted of violating order barring foreign contacts
Critics blame the emotional trauma inflicted on teenagers, the high cost imposed on parents, and the nationalist message at the expense of universal values.10:56 05.05.16 | 0 comments