By Jay Sekulow, IsraelNationalNews.com
In a world where nuclear weapons could soon be in the hands of a rogue nation like Iran, an Israeli preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities would be fully justified. Despite its ban on aggressive war, Article 51 of the United Nations Charter clearly recognizes a state’s inherent right of self-defense against another state.
Thus, Israel has full authority to act unilaterally or collectively in its self-defense. . . .
However, even irrespective of Iran’s actions against Israel through its surrogates, a preemptive strike by Israel would be fully legitimate once Israel has determined that Iran’s nuclear program constitutes an imminent threat to Israel and its security, something that only Israel can do for itself. . . .
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