gulfme21Dr. Glen Segell
(Ezri Center for Iran and Gulf States Research, University of Haifa, Israel)

Copyright: @ 2021 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 2 September 2021

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Re-search Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Introduction

It’s the same old story even though there are three new leaders, President Biden in the United States of America, Prime Minister Bennet in Israel and President Ebrahim Raisi in Iran. Why is it the same old story? The facts remain the same, the threat is that Iran is about to become a nuclear state very shortly, yet it is not actually becoming one. We have been hearing about this for at least 15 years if not 30. The story is that the Iranian’s are threatening. And it’s just that, a threat and no more. There are no nuclear weapons. That’s okay with everyone including the Iranians because this is their version of Nuclear Deterrence. ..Read more