Iran threatens to target NATO missile shield in Turkey if attacked by US or Israel.
Tensions have been rising between Iran and the West since the release of a report earlier this month by the International Atomic Energy Agency that said for the first time that Tehran was suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose was the development of nuclear arms. Israel, which views Tehran as an existential threat, has warned of a possible strike on Iran’s nuclear program. Iran says its program is for peaceful purposes.
Tensions have increased in recent weeks between Iran and the U.S., with several American neoconservatives urging the Obama administration to use covert action against Iran and kill some of its top officials, including General Ghassem Soleimani, chief of Iran’s elite Quds Force.
Critical, skeptical, view of the authenticity that Iran isbuilding a bomb follows…