MembersANALYSIS: How Iran is Slowly but Surely Closing In on Israel

New developments largely hidden from the public eye make it clear that a military confrontation between Israel and Iran seems inevitable

By Yochanan Visser | | Topics: Iran, Syria
New Iran President Ebrahim Raisi has overseen a resurgence in Iranian aggression in the Middle East.
New Iran President Ebrahim Raisi has overseen a resurgence in Iranian aggression in the Middle East. Photo: EPA-EFE/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH

There are certain developments going on that are largely hidden from the public eye but which make it clear that a military confrontation between Israel and Iran seems to be inevitable. Meanwhile, the United States is now more aware of the fact that under no circumstances should Iran acquire a nuclear weapon, and appears to back Israel’s determination to diminish Iran’s plan to take over the Middle East.

The current US administration now appears to be more open to paying attention to Iran’s belligerent activities in the Middle East. Until recently, it seemed that President Joe Biden’s White House was solely focused on Iran’s nuclear program and on reviving the 2015 nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and six world powers. However, judging by the statement issued by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett of Israel after his meeting with Biden, that now appears to have changed.

In Biden’s presence, Bennett said Iran is “the world’s largest exporter of terror” and that...

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