TITLE

Tehran Twist

AUTHOR(S)
Kaplan, Lawrence F.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;3/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 11/12, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at United States President George W. Bush's policy on Iran and its nuclear program. Cooperation between the U.S. and Europe on the issue of nuclear nonproliferation in Iran; Support of Bush's Iran policy by National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, Undersecretary for Political Affairs William Burns and others; Response of Iran to threats of being brought before the United Nations (UN) Security Council and to economic benefits from trade agreements with Europe and membership in the World Trade Organization; Criticism of Bush's Iran policy by Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld; Report that the European Union has committed to supporting the United States in a referral of Iran to the UN Security Council should negotiations fail; Possibility that Iran will pursue a nuclear program as long as they believe it is in their interest.
ACCESSION #
16489637

 

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