Disarmament and International Security Committee


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Nuclear Non-Proliferation in Middle East

Surrounded by entities such as the Palestinian Liberation Organisation and Hezbollah, groups that are not only anti-Zionist but also anti-Semitic to their core, Israel is by no means in a safe geopolitical landscape. In a region where statements such as “we will not bend…until the blood of every last Jew from the youngest child to the oldest elder is spilt” has become common occurrence, even the slightest possibility of a nation having nuclear weaponry threatens the life of every single Israeli. This is further exuberated by the claims from heads of state of middle-eastern nations such as Iran for Israel to be “wiped off the map”. Nuclear weaponry at the hands of such a state would undoubtedly spell disaster for Israel and something it unequivocally must oppose.

As such, Israel strongly stands with the creation of a Middle-East Nuclear Weapons Free Zone (MENWFZ) to preserve the Jewish state for centuries to come. To ensure and maintain status quo, Israel on multiple accords has undertaken its ‘Begin Doctrine’ via Operation Opera, Operati...

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