Most security experts around the world assume Israel has nuclear capabilities, but that’s just it: an assumption. While Israel’s goal of keeping nukes out of the Middle East, particularly Iran, is public knowledge, its methods are shrouded in secrecy — could Israel be behind Stuxnet as well?
Israeli politicians have been keeping silent on the matter for years. 40 years after the Vela Incident, Israel’s policy of “amimut” (or “deliberate ambiguity”) is still perplexing allies and enemies alike. After watching the video, use the prompts below to learn more and get your students thinking.