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Israeli lesson: Japan, S. Korea will get nukes of their own


September 12, 2017
By Stephen Bryen

Does nuclear deterrence work? And, assuming that it does, is it needed by Japan and South Korea? Perhaps the Israeli example offers some guidance. Since the mid-1960s, Israel has pursued a nuclear program and today is credited with having a significant nuclear arsenal, although little is actually known about it. According to various reports, Israel has some 80 or more nuclear weapons, although one report, quoting Colin Powell, puts the number at 200.Asia Times
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