Regions / Iran
Israel and the U.S. have painted Iran with such dark colors that should they decide not to attack it, they would have trouble explaining themselves.
Israel fears that its role as regional kingpin would be threatened if Iran developed nuclear weapons.
U.S. sanctions on Iran are causing a rift in its relationship with India.
Supreme Leader Khameini and Iran's Foreign Minister Salehi say all the right things about nuclear weapons.
Access to an Iranian military test facility wan't explicitly denied to nuclear inspectors, just subject to bargaining.
American officials believe that Iran would retaliate against the United States even if the U.S. doesn't take part.
According to Gingrich's logic, North Vietnam would have been justified in attacking the United States.
What would be the benefits to Iran of developing nuclear weapons?
If Israel or the United States starts a disastrous war with Iran, it will be because someone thought it was a good idea.
Optimism about U.S. budget cuts to nukes was soon overtaken by tension over Iran's nuclear enrichment program and a fire on a Russian nuclear sub.