Friday, October 26, 2012

Iran: be Careful What you Wish For

Getting Iran to say 'uncle' might not be smart | Stephen M. Walt:

In this scenario [sanctions], a tightening vise of economic pressure will convince Iran to do what the late Muammar Qaddafi did in Libya in 2003 and abandon any interest in a nuclear capability. Unfortunately for us, Tehran has probably noticed what happened to him, which makes it less likely that they'd ever surrender in quite the same way.

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