4. The EastMed was an immediate threat to Iran's ability to pump gas into Europe, using the TAP. Why?
It ran gas from Israel to the EU via Greece , by-passing the TAP pipe. The EastMed planned to use the Poseidon pipeline from Greece to Italy, instead.
PapaD - an innocent citizen - supported the EastMed. BOOM : Obama and his dogs started spying on him. Ditto, anyone else involved, I imagine.
You can read more about it here (RTd on twitter by PapaD himself):