Israel Could Face a Massive Earthquake, and It’s Not Prepared

Oct. 14 2021

Israeli policymakers spend much of their energy worrying about such immediate problems as Palestinian terror or the coronavirus, as well as even more troubling threats such as a major war with Hizballah, or Iran obtaining a nuclear bomb. But, argues Ariel Heimann, there is a danger, every bit as serious, that receives far less attention: that of a major earthquake in this small, densely populated country:

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More about: Natural disasters

What Israel Needs to Stop Iran’s Nuclear-Weapons Program

Oct. 25 2021

If sanctions, diplomacy, and covert sabotage fail to prevent the Islamic Republic from obtaining nuclear weapons, it will be up to the IDF to do the job—as America will be unlikely to attack Iran, and the Gulf states lack the ability to do so. But it is not clear that the Jewish state has the necessary armaments. John Hannah writes:

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More about: IDF, Iran, Iran nuclear program, Israeli Security, U.S. Foreign policy