The conclusion of the nuclear deal with Iran was a major political success for President Obama. At the same time, the deal raises strong doubts about the seriousness of President Obama’s commitment to his oft-reiterated policy of prevention rather than containment toward Iran. This deal also raises questions as to what extent, if at all, the United States is prepared to use military force in defense of Israel against the Iranian challenge. This uncertainty might lead the Israeli leadership to the conclusion that it has been left alone to deal with the Iranian threat.
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - 2016|
- Arab-Israeli conflict -- 21st century -- Forecasting ; Israel -- Relations -- United States ; Nuclear arms control -- United States ; Nuclear energy -- Iran ; United States -- Relations -- Israel