Re: The Costs of Containing Iran

29 Dec 2007

In the January/February piece The Costs of Containing Iran, Vali Nasr and Ray Takeyh make the case that the Bush administration’s strategy in the Persian Gulf is ill-founded, based on a faulty understanding of present circumstances and recent history. To this end, they are largely convincing, however one aspect of their critique is flawed. Takeyh and Nasr argue that Washington’s strategy... »