Dangerous but not omnipotent : exploring the reach and limitations of Iranian power in the Middle East

In an analysis grounded in the observation that although Iranian power projection is marked by strengths, it also has serious liabilities and limitations, this report surveys the nature of both in four critical areas and offers a new U.S. policy paradigm that seeks to manage the challenges Iran pres...

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Main Author: Wehrey, Frederic M.
Corporate Authors: United States Air Force, Project Air Force (U.S.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, CA RAND Project Air Force 2009, 2009
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In an analysis grounded in the observation that although Iranian power projection is marked by strengths, it also has serious liabilities and limitations, this report surveys the nature of both in four critical areas and offers a new U.S. policy paradigm that seeks to manage the challenges Iran presents through the exploitation of regional barriers to its power and sources of caution in the regime's strategic calculus
Item Description:"Prepared for the United States Air Force.". - "RAND Project Air Force.". - "MG-781-AF"--Page 4 of cover
Physical Description:xxviii, 203 pages color illustrations, color map
ISBN:0833045547
9780833045546