The debate on Iran is running off the rails
It is impossible to allay apprehensions regarding the decision makers' judgment. But this does not detract from the leaders' authority to make decisions, even fateful ones.
For a long time now there has been lively public debate around the possibility of an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities. The debate itself is legitimate; it is a difficult, complex decision with far-reaching strategic, political and security-related consequences. In the eyes of many, it is one of the most momentous decisions in Israel's history.