TITLE

The Confidence Game

AUTHOR(S)
Wieseltier, Leon
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
New Republic;4/19/2012, Vol. 243 Issue 6, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses nuclear deterrence, examining the author's writings as well as U.S. and Israeli policies towards nuclear installations in Iran. The author examines the possibility of a military strike against Iran, examining what people including Paul Pillar, Suzanne Maloney, and Fareed Zakaria have written on deterrence, diplomacy, and military action for Iran. The author says that arguments based on rationality and history may not be accurate, citing the Roman historian Tacitus.
ACCESSION #
73932694

 

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