Israel Aims To Make Iran’s Nuclear Program a Risky Venture

Related Categories: Arms Control and Proliferation; Democracy and Governance; Intelligence and Counterintelligence; Iran; Israel
Related Expert: Ilan I. Berman

"Quite simply, officials in Jerusalem are deeply nervous that, after more than two years of "maximum pressure" against Iran under President Trump, the incoming Biden administration could soon revert to a softer approach".

Berman's article continue to go into detail about how the death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh's death is representative of how Israel feels and acts towards Iran's nuclear program. 

"Yet Friday's killing has another facet, as well: It reflects what amounts to a significant shift in strategy on the part of the Jewish state. For years, speculation has abounded that Israel might ultimately decide to act unilaterally against Iran's nuclear program, which represents the gravest external threat to its security."