The Iran Debate: 13 Shades of Gray

Over the summer of 2012, when an Israeli strike on Iran seemed imminent, Ari Shavit spoke to top Israeli strategists in a bid to offer a balanced and sober approach to the debate. All 13 conversations are now available in kindle e-book format.

At the beginning of the 1990s, a small group of Israeli security experts identified the Iranian nuclear project as a long-term threat – but a grave one. Prime Ministers Yitzhak Rabin and Benjamin Netanyahu internalized the threat. One of the reasons that Rabin embarked on the great adventure of the peace process (the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians, the peace treaty with Jordan and peace talks with...