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Title Iran / Debra A. Miller, book editor.
Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.


 Opposing Viewpoints  H33.C7 I7 2011    AVAILABLE
Description 224 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-210) and index.
Subject Iran -- Juvenile literature.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997- -- Juvenile literature.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- 1997- -- Juvenile literature.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Iran -- Juvenile literature.
Contents Ch. 1. Is Iran's nuclear program peaceful? -- Yes: Iran's nuclear program is peaceful -- Iran needs nuclear power for peaceful purposes / Habib Siddiqui -- Iran is not capable of making nuclear weapons in the near future / Muhammad Sahimi -- Iran's nuclear weapons program is a myth / Patrick Buchanan -- No: Iran's nuclear program is not peaceful -- The International Atomic Energy Agency is suspicious of Iran's nuclear activities / Peter Crail -- Iran may be keeping open the option to produce nuclear weapons / Paul K. Kerr -- Iran has recently taken another step toward producing nuclear weapons / Howard LaFranchi -- Intelligence information strongly suggests that Iran's nuclear motives are not peaceful / Dieter Bednarz, Erich Follath, and Holger Stark -- Ch. 2. Does Iran want to dominate Iraq? -- Overview: Iran's interests and role in Iraq / Edmund Blair -- Yes: Iran wants to dominate Iraq -- Iran has a robust plan to exert influence in Iraq / Joseph Felter and Brain Fishman -- Iran wants to spread its influence in Iraq / Kimberly Kagan and Fredrick W. Kagan -- Many Iraqis object to Iran's detrimental actions in Iraq / Mohammed al-Qaisi -- No: Iraq [i.e. Iran] does not want to dominate Iraq -- Iraq is unlikely to be controlled by Iran / Max Singer -- Iran lost in the 2010 Iraqi elections / Trenton Daniel and Leila Fadel -- Iraq's future is unclear / Sarah Price and Nizar Latif -- Ch. 3. Will the Iranian green revolution succeed? -- The green movement is growing / Iason Athanasiadis and Barbara Slavin -- The green movement could fail for lack of leadership and organization / Tara Mahtafar -- The leader of the green movement are seeking compromise, not victory / Keith Jones -- The green movement is a viable civil rights movement / Hooman Majd -- Iran is turning into a military dictatorship / Michael Petrou -- The green movement is a revolution that will ultimately succeed / Amir Fakhravar -- Ch. 4. What approach should the United States take toward Iran? -- The United States must seek tougher sanctions against Iran / Morton M. Kondracke -- Sanctions on Iran will only hurt ordinary Iranians / Muhammad Sahimi -- A military strike against Iran is a feasible and credible option / Chuck Wald -- More creative, flexible negotiations are necessary to reach agreement with Iran / Center for Strategic & International Studies -- The United States must increase support for Iran's green movement / Iran Policy Committee -- The United States should recognize Iran as a peaceful nuclear power / Kayhan Barzegar -- The United States must redefine the Iran problem / George Friedman.
Other Author Miller, Debra A.