About What If Iran Gets the Bomb? Good Analysis Page 2
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i.e they would use it as a deterrent to Israel or any possible US strikes (like what happened in Iraq).
I have no doubt that Mullahs know better than any one else that their one or two nuke warheads can't help them but it may help them stay in power for some more years.
regarding my experience in the Iranian military, I would say that the readiness of the Iranian armed forces has been kept from many people since the revolution as the regime doesn't want any one to know how ready they are in time of a crisis. But how ready they are, they have no chance to stand against a possible US military intervention. They will fall eventually but after a bloodbath!