Wednesday, December 9, 2020
The killing is widely attributed to Israel's intelligence agency, Mossad. Amir-Abdollahian also suggested that Israel could not have been acting alone, pointing the finger at Washington.
- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could pay a price for escalatory action in his relationship with US President-elect Joe Biden.
- Other Iranian scientists may feel increasingly insecure and ultimately consider moving away from their involvement in the nuclear project.
- If an Iranian retaliation were high-profile or high-casualty, the Israeli military response would be immediate and disproportionate.