Taking on Tehran: Strategies for Confronting the Islamic Republic

Taking on Tehran: Strategies for Confronting the Islamic Republic

by Ilan Berman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742558061

ISBN-13: 9780742558069

Pub. Date: 03/29/2007

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

"Today, the United States faces no greater foreign threat than that from the Islamic Republic of Iran. And while the American public better understands this challenge with every day that passes, it is incumbent on our leaders in Washington, D.C., to complement this awareness with action. Without a comprehensive policy that marshals all of our national assets and

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"Today, the United States faces no greater foreign threat than that from the Islamic Republic of Iran. And while the American public better understands this challenge with every day that passes, it is incumbent on our leaders in Washington, D.C., to complement this awareness with action. Without a comprehensive policy that marshals all of our national assets and international leverage, Iran will march into the opening decades of the twenty-first century defiant, belligerent, virulently anti-American, and armed with a nuclear weapon."

About the Author:
Ilan Berman is vice president for policy of the American Foreign Policy Council in Washington, D.C.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742558069
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/29/2007
Pages:
118
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.42(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Thomas J. Ridge     VII
Introduction: Hard Choices   Ilan Berman     1
Getting Smart on Iran   John C. Wobensmith     5
The Dangers of Deterrence   James S. Robbins     17
Getting Outreach Right   Robert A. Schadler   Bijan R. Kian   Ilan Berman     31
The Economics of Confronting Iran   Ilan Berman     43
Activating the Human Rights Dimension   Sam Brownback     55
The Limits of Allied Action   Stephen J. Blank     69
Counterproliferation Challenges   Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr.     83
Planning for Conflict   John F. Sigler     95

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