Israel's Rearguard Battle for Nuclear Ambiguity

It’s not possible to adhere to the nuclear ambiguity policy forever. It’s probably only a matter of time before the U.S. will also insist that Israel changes its policy.

Israel scored another victory this weekend in the rearguard action it is fighting to maintain nuclear ambiguity, when a resolution initiated by the Arab countries at the annual meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency was rejected by a vote of 51-43. The proposal called for Israel to place its nuclear facilities under UN supervision and to ratify the Nuclear Nonproliferation...