On the background of Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's declaration that Tehran is "a very grave threat to all of us…[and] no greater threat exists to the security and prosperity of the Middle East than a nuclear-armed Iran" - though he was clear that U.S. military action against the regime remains a "last resort," I would like to recommend the reading of the very interesting and comprehensive article, "Uncontained: Obama’s Confused Iran Policy," by Sohrab Ahmari, an Iranian-American journalist, published by World Affairs Journal at:
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Ely Karmon, Ph.D.
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