Tag: International Security
Ever since US President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear deal in early May, the commentariat has been aghast at the lack of a new plan. Critics said that the Administration was all instinct and no insight, and that coercion without purpose was its only strategy.
Now the hope must be that Trump's announcement signals the beginning of a new era of negotiations and sustained diplomatic efforts to put into place new and better arrangements to thwart Iran's dangerous nuclear ambitions and regional aggression.
ON April 30, Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu revealed one of Israel's greatest intelligence coups - that it had obtained an entire archive of around 100,000 secret files on Iran's nuclear program.
According to media accounts, in January Israeli spies broke into a secret Tehran warehouse, stole the documents and brought them back to Israel the same night.