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Which path to Persia? : options for a new American strategy toward Iran

Author: Kenneth M Pollack; Brookings Institution. Saban Center for Middle East Policy.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009.
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"Presents policy options available to the U.S. in crafting a new strategy toward Iran. Considers four solutions: diplomacy, military, regime change, and containment, pointing out that none is ideal and all involve heavy costs, significant risks, and potentially painful trade-offs. Addresses how these could be combined, producing an integrated strategy."--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth M Pollack; Brookings Institution. Saban Center for Middle East Policy.
ISBN: 9780815703419 0815703414
OCLC Number: 349262636
Notes: "A Saban Center at the Brookings Institution book"--Title page verso.
"Originally released as Analysis paper 20, May 2009"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 241 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : The trouble with Tehran : U.S. policy options toward Iran --
pt. 1. Dissuading Tehran : the diplomatic options --
An offer Iran shouldn't refuse : persuasion --
Tempting Tehran : the engagement option --
pt. 2. Disarming Tehran : the military options --
Going all the way : invasion --
The Osiraq option : airstrikes --
Leave it to Bibi : allowing or encouraging an Israeli military strike --
pt. 3. Toppling Tehran : regime change --
The velvet revolution : supporting a popular uprising --
Inspiring an insurgency : supporting Iranian minority and opposition groups --
The coup : supporting a military move against the regime --
pt. 4. Deterring Tehran : containment --
Accepting the unacceptable : containment --
Conclusion : Crafting an integrated Iran policy : connecting the options.
Other Titles: Options for a new American strategy toward Iran
Responsibility: Kenneth M. Pollack [and others].

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Crafting a policy toward Iran is a complicated, uncertain, and perilous challenge. Since it is an extremely complex society, with an opaque political system, it is no wonder that the United States  Read more...

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"In this straightforward and jargon-free book, six American commentators and policy analysts offer a menu of options that Washington can pursue in its dealings with Tehran." -- Library Journal Read more...

 
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