If you want to understand the U.S.-Iran
controversy, know this: It is not about nuclear
weapons. You’re thinking: Of course it’s about nuclear weapons.
Everyone says so. But Sheldon Richman says one must look at the
leading opponents of the agreement: Israel and Saudi Arabia. For
overlapping reasons, both would hate to see the 34-year-old cold
war between the United States and Iran come to an end.
from Hit & Run http://reason.com/blog/2013/11/28/sheldon-richman-on-iran-its-not-about-nu