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  1. The Challenges of U.S. Preventive Military Action

    Private Viewpoints January 1, 2004 For some U.S. policymakers and military planners, Israel's 1981 raid on Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor may serve as an object lesson regarding the potential benefits of preventive military action against Iran� ...

  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. Nuclear Spinning: The Iran-Pakistan Link

    Private Viewpoints December 11, 2003 Forget, for the moment, Saddam's weapons of mass destruction-- or lack thereof. Consider instead the other WMD conundrum: Iran. Events in Pakistan, where two nuclear scientists were arrested last week, suggest the ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Iranian Nuclear Weapons, Part I: The Challenges of U.S. Preventitive Action

    Private Viewpoints May 27, 2003 This PolicyWatch is the first in a three-part series. Future PolicyWatches by Michael Knights and Jeffrey White will examine the operational challenges of prevention, and potential Iranian responses. Having just fought a wa ...

  6. Iranian Nuclear Weapons, Part II: Operational Challenges

    Private Viewpoints May 28, 2003 This PolicyWatch is the second in a three-part series. Part I (PolicyWatch No. 760, "The Challenges of U.S. Preventive Action," by Michael Eisenstadt) examined the political and military challenges of preventing a ...

  7. Pakistan's Nuclear Proliferation and U.S. Policy

    Private Viewpoints January 12, 2004 Recent media reports suggest that rogue Pakistani scientists have been peddling nuclear secrets across the Middle East for many years. The revelation offsets recent good news from the region-Iran's acceptance of nu ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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