Mossad chief David Barnea’s visit to Washington is one more Israeli effort in a long line of attempts to stop the US from signing an agreement with Iran.
Biden faces an uphill battle persuading Iran to rejoin the Iran nuclear agreement that his predecessor, Donald Trump, abandoned in 2018.
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Speaking at the Israeli-American Council, Defense Minister Benny Gantz stressed the shared Israeli-US urgency when it comes to the Iran issue.
The collaboration is part of the United States and Israel’s long-standing military cooperation, though the exercise also comes amid heightened tensions with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The head of the CIA is in Israel amid reports that the US is considering alternative ways to get Iran to stop advancing its nuclear program as negotiations to return to the 2015 Iran deal stall.
Before looking for whom the message was intended, it is worth looking first at who was not likely the targeted audience: US President Joe Biden and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Experts say that the Red Sea area became a primary venue for confrontation between Jerusalem and Tehran in the past three years.
The JCPOA is the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, which placed limitations on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program that would expire in 2030.
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