The Knesset held its first-ever debate on Israel’s nuclear policy. While no substantive information was revealed by the debate, it broke a long-held taboo on public discussion of the subject. Israel has never acknowledged possessing nuclear weapons capabilities, and the debate drew heavy media coverage from local and foreign crews.
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