What he knew: Why Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was marked for death

His assassination last week has propelled him and his work into the global spotlight.

By: Hollie McKay

“Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was the director of Iran’s military nuclear program. The program’s objective is reducing the size of Iran’s nuclear warheads in order to fit them to long-range cruise missiles that have the range capabilities of reaching as far as Europe,” Sarit Zehavi, CEO and founder of the Israel-based, geopolitical analysis firm Alma Research and Education Center, told Fox News. “Fakhrizadeh was under Israeli intelligence service surveillance for many years.”

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