• Economics
  • Published 2012

Time to Attack Iran

  title={Time to Attack Iran},
  author={Matthew Kroenig},
In early October, U.S. officials accused Iranian operatives of planning to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States on American soil. Iran denied the charges, but the episode has already managed to increase tensions between Washington and Tehran. Although the Obama administration has not publicly threatened to retaliate with military force, the allegations have underscored the real and growing risk that the two sides could go to war sometime soon--particularly over Iran's… CONTINUE READING


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Matthew Kroenig is Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of Exporting the Bomb: Technology Transfer and the Spread of Nuclear Weapons

  • he was a Special Adviser in the Office of the U.S. Secretary of Defense, responsible for defense strategy and policy on Iran
  • 2010