Accession Number : ADA293784

Title :   U.S. Policy and the Iranian Threat.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI

Personal Author(s) : Kerstanski, Paul

PDF Url : ADA293784

Report Date : FEB 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 115

Abstract : Topics include 'dual containment' as it affects Iran, international community thoughts; external pressures being applied on Clinton administration; conventional arms buildup from threat it poses to GCC. Israel and U.S.; external threat poised against a weakened Iran; dangers Iran's unconventional weapons program pose to GCC, Israel. Iraq and West; why Iran believes such a program is essential to its existence; capability of Iran to export its terrorist and revolutionary zeal. Iran overcoming odds on its domestic front; U.S. - GCC relationship and GCC - Iranian relationship and questioned policy of excluding Iran from regional security agreements. (MM)

Descriptors :   *FOREIGN POLICY, *ARMS CONTROL, *INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, *IRAN, NUCLEAR WARFARE, GUIDED MISSILES, ISRAEL, IRAQ, NATIONAL SECURITY, PERSIAN GULF, MILITARY CAPABILITIES, THREAT EVALUATION, CHEMICAL WARFARE, MASS DESTRUCTION WEAPONS, TERRORISM, DETERRENCE, FOREIGN MILITARY SALES.

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE