Security and Defense: Israel’s Cyber Ambiguity

02.06.2012                      12.Siwan. 5772                      Nasso

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Security and Defense: Israel's Cyber Ambiguity

Statements by Binyamin Netanyahu and his vice premier, Moshe Ya’alon, this week regarding the latest malware attack on Iran suggest that on cyber warfare, Jerusalem has adopted its wink-and-smile nuclear policy.

Nuclear ambiguity has played a critical role in Israeli national defense strategy for over 50 years.
Israel neither admits to nor denies having nuclear weapons. Instead, Israeli leaders wink, smile, give a pat on the back and say something about how Israel knows how to protect itself whenever they are asked about these purported capabilities….