Answers to Iran Homework Article. Question 1. 1. The assassination of an Iranian nuclear engineer. 2. Iran threatened to close off the Strait of Hormuz. 3. An Iranian court handed down a death sentence to a 28-year-old American citizen accused of spying. Question 2.
There is an international belief that Iran, despite its denials, is getting closer to building a nuclear weapon. Both the US and Israel have said they will not tolerate nuclear-armed Iran.
Iran says they are pursuing nuclear technology in order to create efficient energy and protect the country from nuclear warfare.