An Integrated Imperative: Attack Iran and Launch a Regional Peace Initiative

By May 1, 2012

Israel must destroy Iranian nuclear facilities and simultaneously launch a comprehensive Middle East peace initiative, relying in part on the Arab-Islamic Peace Initiative of ten years ago. A violent Iranian reaction is to be expected, but its maximum costs to Israel, the US, and all of the Middle East are much smaller than those stemming from Iranian possession of nuclear weapons.

(Photo Credit: Master Sergeant Kevin J. Gruenwald)

Prof. Yehezkel Dror

Prof. Yehezkel Dror is a professor of political science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His book "Israeli Statecraft: National Security Challenges and Responses" was published by Routledge as part of the BESA Studies in International Security. He has recently published a new book with Westphalia press entitled "Avant-Garde Politician: Leaders for a New Epoch".