The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain with the Bomb

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Israel has made a unique contribution to the nuclear age. It has created a special "bargain" with the bomb. Israel is the only nuclear-armed state that does not acknowledge its possession of the bomb, even though its existence is a common knowledge throughout the world. It only says that it will not be the first to introduce nuclear weapons to the Middle East. The bomb is Israel's collective ineffable--the nation's last great taboo. This bargain has a name: in Hebrew, it is called amimut , or opacity. By adhering to the ...

The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain with the Bomb 2012, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231136990

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The Worst-Kept Secret: Israel's Bargain with the Bomb 2010, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231136983

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