The USA may have urged Iran, under the Shah to develop a nuclear program in the 1970's because both Israel and the Iranians were allies of the US in the cold war against the USSR. Also, remember that the Iranians were the only oil-producing nation to sell oil to Israel during the Arab boycott of 1973.
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