TITLE

The Next Flashpoint

AUTHOR(S)
Wolffe, Richard; Dehghanpisheh, Babak; Lipper, Tamara; Hosenball, Mark; Thomas, Evan
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);6/30/2003-7/7/2003 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 141/142 Issue 26/1, p
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses plans of the U.S. to help Iranian reformers and prevent the development of nuclear weapons in Iran. Uncertainty of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush over how to handle the Iranian regime; Possible foreign-policy options, including directly confronting hard-liners or mobilizing diplomatic pressure; Hopes of the U.S. that a student-led revolution would incorporate American values; Plans of Bush to use United Nations weapons inspectors in Iran; Possibility that Iran may be two or three years from producing nuclear bombs; Establishment in the U.S. by conservative intellectuals of a lobbying group called the Coalition for Democracy in Iran; Disagreement between Europe and the U.S. over how to deal with Iran.
ACCESSION #
10166028

 

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