Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

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Making the Case: Stopping Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program

Mieke Eoyang, Aki Peritz

March 2013

Third Way


The U.S. is concerned about Iran’s quest to develop a nuclear weapon. Options for American policymakers range from diplomacy to increasing the current sanctions regime - already the toughest ever - to a military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities.