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  1. How to Counter Iran's Missiles and Proxies

    Private Viewpoints July 30, 2021 Prospects for reviving the Iran nuclear deal are getting murkier by the day. What seems clear, though, is that the U.S. is unlikely to secure a broader agreement that addresses Iran’s missile arsenal and network of heavily ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. How Will Russia, China Support Iran's Military after UN Arms Ban Ends?

    Private Viewpoints March 9, 2020 When the UN arms embargo on Iran expires in October, in accordance with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, it's unclear to what extent Russia and China will work to boost the Iranian military. Read the full article a ...

  4. If All Else Fails: The Challenges of Containing a Nuclear-Armed Iran

    Private Viewpoints May 1, 2013 The Obama administration's stated policy is to prevent – not contain – a nuclear-armed Iran, and all indications suggest that that the administration means what it says. Given the destabilizing consequences that would e ...

  5. If Attacked, How Would Iran Respond?

    Private Viewpoints October 1, 2013 A report by the Iran Project published in late 2012 warned that "a U.S. and/or Israeli preventive military action against Iran could... perhaps contribut[e] to increased sectarian conflict and regional war." In ...

  6. If Iran Deploys Missiles in Iraq: U.S.-Israeli Response Options

    Private Viewpoints May 13, 2019 If Iran duplicates its formula from Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen by sending long-range missiles to Iraq, then future conflicts with Israel would likely include military action on Iraqi soil. Iran’s long-range rockets and missi ...

  7. Interview with Israel Defense Force Brig. Gen. Michael Herzog

    Private Viewpoints June 1, 2005 Interview with Israel Defense Force Brig. Gen. Michael Herzog on international community engagement with Hamas and Hezbollah, Syrian missile tests, the Palestinian Authority, and diplomatic talks with Iran. Near East Report ...

  8. Iran After the Bomb: How Would a Nuclear-Armed Tehran Behave?

    Private Viewpoints May 17, 2013 Iran's acquisition of nuclear weapons is not a foregone conclusion. The U.S. policy of imposing sanctions on Iran while pursuing diplomatic engagement may still dissuade the Islamic Republic from developing a nuclear w ...

  9. Iran and the P5+1: Solving the Nuclear Rubik's Cube

    In a region of troubles, the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program stand out. The first-step agreement, signed in November 2013, broke a decade of futile diplomatic forays punctuated by mutual escalation. The product of a rare confluence of politic ...

  10. Iran and U.S. Strategy: Looking beyond the JCPOA

    Private Viewpoints June 30, 2021 Regardless of what nations declare, their real-world strategy tends to evolve one crisis at a time and focus on the issues that drive that particular crisis to the exclusion or partial indifference of other key factors and ...

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