New Year, Old Story on Iran

A year after their assessment of Iranian nuclear ambitions, the authors look back. There are still no good options for dealing with Iran.

Issue: Mar-Apr 2007

It has been one year since we wrote of the threat posed by a nuclear Iran. And Yogi Berra is still right: It is "déjà vu all over again."

President Bush, Vice President Cheney and key members of the National Security Council are unflagging in their declared intent to confront and derail Iran's quest to join the Middle Eastern-Asian nuclear club. The U.S. government, with the help of public policy advocates like the American Enterprise Institute, is propagandizing the American public with a focused public relations and information operation clearly designed to build political support for possible military action.

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