That is a very provocative action , now remember this Israeli action was on October the 12th 2003 . Just 3 months before began the US campaign against Irans supposed Atomic Weapons programme it started with the Of course no one believed it so the ante had to be upped , and a good prod was needed to make Iran do something . And of all places Israel decides to station this submarine is right under Iran in the Persian Gulf . Isnt that an internatioanl action desired to increase tensions and make Iran want to develop a nuclear weapon ! Commonsense tells us such weapons are repulsive and are against humanity . But when normal circumstances are not present and the political climate is dangerous and foreboding such weapons become a possession of security . And faced with such a critical situation at hand Iran has everyright legally to develop the A-Bomb .