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  1. How to Rein in Iran Without Bombing It

    Private Viewpoints October 15, 2004 Iran brags that it has the most crucial technologies for a nuclear bomb. It is known to be deploying long-range missiles that would be militarily useless unless equipped with a nuclear warhead. And it has insisted that ...

  2. Carrots for Iran? Lessons from Libya

    Private Viewpoints December 16, 2004 This first part of a two-part series on diplomacy surrounding the Iranian nuclear program looks at U.S.-European relations. The second part, to appear in a future PolicyWatch, will discuss the role of the permanent fiv ...

  3. Flight of the Kent

    Private Viewpoints February 28, 2005 Recent reports from Kiev and Moscow indicate that Iran may have secretly acquired a quantity of Soviet origin, nuclear capable cruise missiles. The question is whether the missiles will be introduced into the arsenal o ...

  4. Fateh 110

    Private Viewpoints October 5, 2004 Quite regularly there are news items in the press about new missile developments in Iran. In fact, some of the listings of these weapons enumerate myriads of projects but with scant information about their characteristic ...

  5. Iran’s New Shihab Missile and the Russian Connection

    Private Viewpoints September 24, 2004   Iran's new Baby Bottle Shihab shares family looks with vintage Soviet ballistic missiles, hinting at Russian expertise behind its design. This new Shihab has an increased range of nearly 1500 Km, and might be t ...

  6. Iran's Shihab-3 Missile

    Private Viewpoints March 9, 2003   The 1300 Km Shihab (Comet) 3 IRBM achieved operational status with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Air Force in July 2003. It is believed that by now Iran possesses about 20 missiles of this type, which can reach Israel ...

  7. Iran’s New “Baby Bottle” Shihab

    Private Viewpoints August 24, 2004 The latest released photographs of the Shihab 3 missile show a new warhead shaped like early generations of US and Soviet warheads. This may indicates that intends to fit a new type of weapon into the Shihab 3 warhead. O ...

  8. Iran's Impending Global Reach

    Private Viewpoints October 13, 2004   Iran announced a space program as early as 1998. The recent Shihab 3 test and new Iranian statements herald a forthcoming launch of a small technological satellite by a Shihab 3 based space launcher. If successful, th ...

  9. Next Steps: The Iranian Threat

    Private Viewpoints February 2, 2006 Danielle Pletka: Good morning, everyone. Thanks for your patience. I'm Danielle Pletka. I'm the Vice President for Foreign and Defense Policy Studies here at the American Enterprise Institute. We are having, w ...

  10. Flying Threat

    Private Viewpoints October 25, 2004 Iran test fires latest version of its shihab-3 ballistic missile Iran recently flight-tested an upgraded version of its Shihab-3 ballistic missile, which is capable of striking Israel, U.S. bases in the Middle East and ...

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