Israel's Nuclear Ambiguity No Longer Serves a Purpose

Israel’s policy of neither confirming nor denying possession of nuclear weapons emerged from the fear of automatic penalties that are enshrined in U.S. legislation. With the threat of such punishments gone, so is the need for ambiguity.

Israel’s Ambassador to Japan, Nissim Ben-Shitrit, returns to Israel this week after six successful years in Tokyo. As has been his...