Iran's Nuclear Program and the Israeli-Iranian Rivalry in the Post Revolutionary Era

  title={Iran's Nuclear Program and the Israeli-Iranian Rivalry in the Post Revolutionary Era},
  author={Farhad Rezaei and Ronen A. Cohen},
  journal={British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={442 - 460}
The 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran led to a set of major shifts in the Middle East and an anti-Israeli stance became a central approach of the revolutionaries. Up to 1979, however, Tel Aviv had a close relationship with Tehran whose enmity with its Arab neighbours was anchored in a historical struggle for regional supremacy. Israel has remained an enemy of Islam and the Muslims for the revolutionary leaders and as Iran's power grew Israel's anxiety increased accordingly. A new division of… 
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