The Results of the Iran Nuclear Deal

(Ha'aretz) Moshe Arens - Two years after the nuclear deal, Iran has continued to develop its ballistic missile arsenal, whose primary objective is to launch nuclear warheads against those Iran considers its enemy. Relieved of the economic sanctions that had forced it into negotiations, Iran has used resources that have become available to project its power in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen. It keeps threatening Israel. If Iran so decides, the time required for it to go nuclear would be at most a few months. The nuclear deal neglected to address Iran's ballistic missiles, and ignored Iran's ambitions to become the dominant power in the Middle East. Now the Iranians and their proxy, Hizbullah, are approaching Israel's borders. The writer served as Israel's Minister of Defense three times and once as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

2017-08-30 00:00:00

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