J. Dana Stuster Quoted on Iran’s Military

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J. Dana Stuster Quoted on Iran’s Military

Without A Bomb, What Is Iran’s Military Capable Of Doing?

By Michael Lane Smith
July 31, 2015 | Task & Purpose

Keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon has been an international priority. Without a nuke, how does the Iranian military shape up?…

J. Dana Stuster, a policy analyst at the National Security Network think tank, recently went so far to say the rhetoric supports “an alarmist mischaracterization of Iran’s role in the geopolitics of the Middle East.” The conflicting arguments illustrate the schism in perspective regarding Iran’s ability to cause the United States and its allies harm.

Stuster cites political motives for some of the postering from American congressional leaders hoping to discredit the recent nuclear deal with Iran, and Ilan Goldenberg, senior fellow and director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security, admit political motives may be present. Both insist the qualitative superiority of the Gulf Cooperation Council, and a confidence that the recent deal was a success.

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Photo Credit: “SafirVehicle1″ by M-ATF, from military.ir and iranmilitaryforum.net. [Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons, accessed 8/6/2015]

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