when the world knew the truth was the opposite of that for decades is the reason Iran could be developing nukes. Maybe Iran looked at how Israel attacked Palestine, Lebanon, and Syria and decided that won't happen to them. And Israel's buddy Bush is also to blame. Attacking Iraq under fake intel and false pretense, pushed North Korea to develop nukes, so it's no wonder Iran realized it must do the same or else end up like somewhere between Gaza and Iraq.
U.S. Democratic Senator Merkley airs support for Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)