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Surviving Donald Trump: Israel’s Strategic Options

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US President Donald Trump. Photo: Reuters / Yuri Gripas.

While Israel has always been determinedly self-reliant on core matters of national security, this posture needs to become even more explicit in the disjointed “Trump Era.” In correctly acknowledging the unpredictability and possible incoherence of Trump’s developing policies towards the Middle East, Jerusalem will need to direct special attention towards growing prospects for “Cold War II,” and certain incrementally needed revisions of Israeli nuclear strategy.

To understand how Israel can navigate the potential dangers of a Trump presidency, and for a more detailed analysis, view a special BESA Center report here.

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