For years I had believed that Israel acquired secret (ha!ha!) nuclear weapons because they feared destruction by their Arab neighbours.History has shown several times that that outcome is highly unlikely,as they are capable of defending themselves with conventional. Israel acquired those weapons because they do not trust "their closest ally," AND THEY ARE PROBABLY RIGHT.
U.S. Democratic Senator Merkley airs support for Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)
from the article: The mysteries of American logic