The Worst-Kept Secret Military Secret on the Planet: Israel Has Nuclear Weapons
The National Interest -

Robert Farley

Security, Middle East

And here is three reasons they would use them. 

The idea that Israel might lose a conventional war seems ridiculous now, but the origins of the Israeli nuclear program lay in the fear that the Arab states would develop a decisive military advantage that they could use to inflict battlefield defeats. This came close to happening during the 1973 Yom Kippur War, as the Egyptian Army seized the Suez Canal and the Syrian Arab Army advanced into the Golan...


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