Fears about the vulnerability of Israel and other countries’ nuclear reactors are likely to grow in the coming years and decades. Although Iran’s missiles cannot realistically threaten Israel’s nuclear reactors at the moment, the real question is how long will that continue to be the case? It wasn’t long ago that a country like China didn’t have guided missiles. Now, it is believed that Beijing has missiles that can threaten moving targets like U.S. aircraft carriers at long distances. And history has consistently shown that technology—including missiles—inevitably spreads.
National Interest 13th Aug 2018 read more »