Unthinkable : Iran, the bomb, and American strategy /
Examines Iran's current nuclear potential while charting America's future course of action, recounting the prolonged clash between both nations to outline options for American policymakers.
New York :
Simon & Schuster,
|Edition:||First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.|
Table of Contents:
- Coming to the crossroads
- Reality and hyperbole. Iran from the inside out ; The Iranian nuclear program ; The threat of a nuclear Iran ; Proliferation
- Prevention. Setting the scene ; Bigger carrots, bigger sticks ; Regime change ; The Sword of David ; A return to arms
- Containment. The strategy that dare not speak its name ; Deterrence and extended deterrence ; The problem of containment ; Making containment work
- Choosing the least bad option.