How Israel Can Minimize Existential Threats Against It

Israel is doing a good job on the nuclear Iran and deterrence fronts, but it's not doing enough to achieve regional peace.

Israel, like many other countries, often uses the term "vital interests." Yet this phrase is vague and is often a source of contention. This is precisely why the term is suitable for diplomacy and public relations, but when it is used in the context of government or state affairs, "vital interests" must be clearly defined, with a focus on critical interests.