DTP-067: An Extended Deterrence Regime to Counter Iranian Nuclear Weapons: Issues and Options

By Richard L. Kugler DTP-067

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Sept. 1, 2009 — This paper examines the idea of creating an American-led extended deterrence regime in the Middle East to address potential Iranian acquisition of nuclear weapons and missiles in a setting where the U.S. already possesses these weapons and is trying to employ them to geopolitical advantage.

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