Even if the Iranian leadership were not always rationally interested in self-preservation, Israeli missile defense, second-strike capability, and a careful understanding of Tehran's priorities could potentially keep a nuclear Iran at bay. More »
Louis Renè Beres is a professor of political science and international law at Purdue University. General John T. Chain (retired) has served as commander-in-chief of U.S. Strategic Air Command and director of the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff.
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