Bibi’s Big Speech: An Obsession with Consensus

“Watching King Bibi warn the world that Iran would have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb by next summer, a rather straightforward question comes to mind: if Israel perceives a nuclear-armed Iran as an existential threat, why does the Jewish state need its right of self-defense validated by the United Nations?

Is the United Nations Security Council the only competent authority for deciding whether a war is justifiable? While an argument can be made that the threat that Israel faces from Iran is not existential, this does negate the just use of preemptive military action…”

 

To read the entire essay as it appears in the Times of Israel, click here: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/bibis-big-speech-an-obsession-with-consensus/

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