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# 257242 22-Sep-2019 06:56
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It hasn't happened yet, September 2019, but we have a year more with Trump.

His chuminess with Saudi Arabia could be the trigger.

An added dimension is the whole "nuke" thing. Here's a recent article from foreignpolicy.com

How Close Is Iran to a Nuclear Bomb, Really?

Experts say Tehran has the capability to build a nuclear weapon within a few years but perhaps not the intent.

Iran confirmed on Monday that it has breached the limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal, renewing concerns that Tehran could, within months, have enough weapons-grade uranium to build a nuclear bomb.

But experts say the violation is more of a symbolic move than a concrete step toward obtaining a nuclear weapon. Though most agree that Iran has the expertise and capability to eventually build such a device, it is not clear that Tehran has the intent or even sees the necessity of doing so.
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https://foreignpolicy.com/2019/07/01/how-close-is-iran-to-a-nuclear-bomb-really/

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  # 2322731 22-Sep-2019 16:29
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Iran warns to ‘destroy’ any aggressors after Trump to provide troops to Saudi Arabia

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  # 2322879 22-Sep-2019 20:03
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Imho it is unlikely there will be a (US) war with Iran at least for the time being because both sides know how far they can go without risk of crossing the line

 

The US knows this and the Iran knows this, proxies are very convenient for both.

 

The US won't act unilaterally and the Saudi's definitely won't. Both US and Iran will try "maximum pressure" for the time being

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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