Some OPAL libraries remain closed or are operating at reduced service levels. Materials from those libraries may not be requestable; requested items may take longer to arrive. Note that pickup procedures may differ between libraries. Please contact your library for new procedures, specific requests, or other assistance.
Your session will expire automatically in 0 seconds.
1 online resource (xxviii, 203 pages) : color illustrations, color map.
"Prepared for the United States Air Force."
"RAND Project Air Force."
"MG-781-AF"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction: understanding the Iranian challenge -- Assertiveness and caution in Iranian strategic culture -- Asymmetric ambition and conventional reality: Iran's evolving defense strategy, doctrine, and capabilities -- Iran and its non-state partners: assessing linkages and control -- Arab perceptions of the Iranian threat -- Conclusion: U.S. strategy and the Islamic Republic.
In an analysis grounded in the observation that although Iranian power projection is marked by strengths, it also has serious liabilities and limitations, this report surveys the nature of both in four critical areas and offers a new U.S. policy paradigm that seeks to manage the challenges Iran presents through the exploitation of regional barriers to its power and sources of caution in the regime's strategic calculus.
Text this item to your phone! Text message will contain the location, call number, and title of the item on this page. Texting may not work for items with multiple volumes. WARNING: Texting fees may apply. close