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Which path to Persia? : options for a new American strategy toward Iran / Kenneth M. Pollack ... [and others].

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM JZ1480.A57 I72 2009 (Text) 0000103580155 General book Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780815703419 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0815703414 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: vii, 241 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2009]

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General Note:
"A Saban Center at the Brookings Institution book"--T.p. verso.
"Originally released as Analysis paper 20, May 2009"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-226) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The trouble with Tehran : U.S. policy options toward Iran -- Dissuading Tehran : the diplomatic options -- An offer Iran shouldn't refuse : persuasion -- Tempting Tehran : the engagement option -- 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 -- 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 -- Deterring Tehran : containment -- Accepting the unacceptable : containment -- Crafting an integrated Iran policy : connecting the options.
Subject: United States > Foreign relations > Iran.
Iran > Foreign relations > United States.
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Preface vii
Introduction: The Trouble with Tehran: U.S. Policy Options toward Iran 1
PART I. DISSUADING TEHRAN: THE DIPLOMATIC OPTIONS 29
1 An Offer Iran Shouldn't Refuse: Persuasion
31
2 Tempting Tehran: The Engagement Option
57
PART II. DISARMING TEHRAN: THE MILITARY OPTIONS 83
3 Going All the Way: Invasion
87
4 The Osiraq Option: Airstrikes
103
5 Leave It to Bibi: Allowing or Encouraging an Israeli Military Strike
125
PART III. TOPPLING TEHRAN: REGIME CHANGE 141
6 The Velvet Revolution: Supporting a Popular Uprising
143
7 Inspiring an Insurgency: Supporting Iranian Minority and Opposition Groups
157
8 The Coup: Supporting a Military Move against the Regime
170
PART IV. DETERRING TEHRAN: CONTAINMENT 179
9 Accepting the Unacceptable: Containment
183
Conclusion: Crafting an Integrated Iran Policy: Connecting the Options 201
Notes 217
Authors 227
Index 231


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