It is essential today that the Begin Doctrine be reinvigorated and declared.
Memory is always at the heart of redemption. It is also indispensable to survival in a still-anarchic world politics.
After absorbing any enemy nuclear aggression, Israel would certainly respond with a nuclear retaliatory strike.
To be sure, it's a subject on which I have written here before, but an additional and generally unrecognized observation now deserves important mention.
My dear readers, let's look for a few moments behind the news. As we may readily learn from the philosophers, every sham can have a patina.
It is always difficult to believe that any thinking friend of Israel, let alone a prominent Israeli academic strategist, could find something positive in Israeli territorial surrenders and associated capitulations.
Looking back over the original recommendations of Project Daniel, The Group concerned itself with, inter alia, the need for an expanded policy of preemption; an ongoing re-evaluation of "nuclear ambiguity";
The Project Daniel Group strongly endorsed the prime minister's acceptance of a broad concept of defensive first strikes, but just as strongly advised against using his undisclosed nuclear arsenal for anything but essential deterrence.
In our age of Total War, Israel must always remain fully aware of those harms that would threaten its very continuance as a state.
Project Daniel examined some of the precise ways in which a nuclear war might actually begin between Israel and its enemies.
Israel remains the openly declared national and religious object of Arab/Islamic genocide.
The views expressed in these six columns are those of Professor Louis René Beres, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of any other members of Project Daniel, or of any government.
For many years, any talk of preemption against a nuclearizing Iran was certain to elicit primarily harsh and uniform condemnation.
Smugly and shamelessly, Israeli Prime Minister Olmert gives freedom to terrorists in exchange for slain Jews.
The Still Unrecognized And Enduring Power Of 'Weakness'
By now, Eliot Spitzer is no longer on the front pages, but America's recent fascination with the former New York governor and high-end prostitution did reveal a great deal.
Ten years ago, Professor Beres - following publication of his memoir in The New York Times − was invited by Swiss Ambassador Thomas Borer to present personal testimony before the specially constituted Swiss Commission on World War II.
Ten years ago, Professor Beres - following publication of his memoir in The New York Times− was invited by Swiss Ambassador Thomas Borer to present personal testimony before the specially constituted Swiss Commission on World War II. Here, now, is that testimony - still a poignant reminder of yet other critical aspects of the Holocaust.
Recent testimony before Congress revealed − incontestably − Syria's secret preparations for membership in the Nuclear Club.
There is currently no place on earth called "Palestine" - certainly not in any meaningful legal or diplomatic sense.