The Corner

Iran: America’s Choices

As the Iranian nuclear program steams along, America and her allies have basically three choices: military action, sanctions, or containment. Containment is the favored option in Washington, D.C., these days, and yet it has considerable costs and risks. On the homepage today, Michael Anton writes:

It is simply taken for granted in the foreign-policy establishment that Iran would never, ever pass along nuclear weapons or materials to a terrorist group. This may or may not be true. All we can say with confidence right now is that Tehran doesn’t yet have the option. If the West resigns itself to containment and accepts an Iranian bomb, it soon will.

Read the rest here.


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