Argument: Israel can fully deter and defend against Iran
Joshua Muravchik. "Opposing View: Iranian Bomb 'Intolerable'". USA Today. November 20, 2007: "Israel, with its conventional arms and weapons of mass destruction, is amply capable of assuring its own military deterrence and defence, whatever Iran’s President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, thinks or says."
- Iran would not bomb Jerusalem, it is a holy place
- Israel is not very big. One nuclear weapon could destroy much of the population