Proliferation in the Persian Gulf and Middle East

Challenges for US policy

Authored by: James A. Russell

Handbook of US-Middle East Relations

Print publication date:  September  2009
Online publication date:  May  2014

Print ISBN: 9781857434996
eBook ISBN: 9780203859377
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The new administration in Washington must confront many on-going problems from the start. Certainly topping the list of international issues is Iran’s continued march towards achieving a nuclear capability. Just as serious are the potential ripple effects throughout the Middle East and Persian Gulf if Iran’s program is not significantly slowed or stopped.

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