Expert: Israel and Iran trade fire

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Iran says it is ready to restart its nuclear program on an "industrial scale" in the wake of the decision by US President Donald Trump to abandon the deal that curbs the country's nuclear ambitions. (source CNN)

 

Rex Brynen, professor in the department of political science at McGill University

"Tensions between Israel and Iran have been growing in recent months, and have escalated dangerously in recent days. Given the US decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement, this is an ominous development—with possibly more to come".

Rex Brynen is an expert in Middle East politics and the Arab-Israeli peace process. He’s also interested in regional conflict, security and development in the Middle East, and in authoritarianism and democratization in the Arab world.

rex.brynen [at] mcgill.ca (English)