TITLE

Identity Crisis

AUTHOR(S)
Foer, Franklin
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;12/20/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 25, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the failure of the United States to produce a coherent policy regarding Iran's nuclear ambitions. Reference to Iran's deal with Britain, France and Germany to suspend its uranium processing and nuclear proliferation program; Discussion of the reaction of neoconservatives in the United States to Iran's nuclear ambitions; Question of whether preemptive military strikes are an option in dealing with Iran; Reference to the book "The Persian Puzzle," by Kenneth M. Pollack; Role of neoconservatives in the U.S. in the creation of foreign policy; Desire of neoconservatives to spread democracy when it promotes U.S. interests; Discussion of whether regime change is possible in Iran; Claim of some that a preemptive strike against Iranian facilities is the only option that will delay Iran's production of nuclear weapons; Suggestion that a preemptive strike would work against the U.S. vision of a democratic Middle East.
ACCESSION #
15340245

 

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