Washington Institute: U.S.-Israeli Dialogue on Iran's Nuclear Program

In this 'Policy Focus', Freilich elaborates on the significant obstacles to a US-Israeli dialogue on Iran's nuclear program and proposes means of surmounting them.

Chuck Freilich, Washington Institute, 12/04/07

Despite the longstanding and ever-evolving "special relationship" between the United States and Israel, the two allies do not appear to have engaged in substantive discussions on key facets of their most pressing mutual concern, the Iranian nuclear threat. Specifically, there has been little if any dialogue on the possibility of military action if the diplomatic route comes to a dead end, nor on the possible means of living with a nuclear Iran should both countries decide to refrain from military action.

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