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Israel Fears Iran’s Nuclear Progress, but Tehran Has Other Problems

The term ‘nuclear threshold’ is back, but Israel is unsure what it means exactly ■ The new commander of Iran’s Quds Force struggles to fill Qassem Soleimani’s big shoes

Amos Harel
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Amos Harel

An old-new term returned this week to the debate on the Iran threat: “nuclear threshold state.” According to military correspondent Gili Cohen of the Kan state broadcaster, Israel’s defense and foreign ministers recently cautioned their American counterparts that Iran was nearing threshold status.

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