'Trump Has His Finger on the Nuclear Button, and No One Can Stop Him'

The story behind Israel's nuclear ambiguity, and how Trump's threats on North Korea could backfire ■ Interview with nuclear proliferation expert Or Rabinowitz

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North Korea's intermediate-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 lifting off from the launching pad on  August 29, 2017, in a photo released by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).
North Korea's intermediate-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 lifting off from the launching pad on August 29, 2017, in a photo released by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).Credit: STR/AFP
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Dr. Or Rabinowitz.Credit: Tomer Appelbaum
General view of the Israeli nuclear facility in the Negev Dest outside Dimona seen in this August 6, 2000 file photo. ICredit: REUTERS
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu climbs out of the Rahav, a submarine widely believed to be capable of firing nuclear missiles, Haifa, Israel, January 12, 2016.Credit: Baz Ratner, Reuters
People watch a TV screen showing a local news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Aug. 30, 2017.Credit: Lee Jin-man/AP
President Donald Trump, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attend a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 29, 2017.Credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

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