22 October, 2014
Iran and Its Neighbors: Regional Implications for U.S. Policy of a Nuclear Agreement
Iran and Its Neighbors: Regional Implications for U.S. Policy of a Nuclear Agreement: A comprehensive agreement on Iran’s nuclear program will be a catalyst for change in the ever-turbulent Middle East. The United States has vital national interests at stake throughout the region and will need to develop strategies to face the latest threats to its security. This may involve new forms of cooperation—even with unusual bed-fellows. Each player involved will react differently to a nuclear accord, which will in turn affect overlapping and diverging interests with Iran. This report examines these dynamics and the implications they will have for American policy in both the short and long term.