Preventing a Nuclear Iran, Peacefully

Author data: 
Shibley Telhami
Publication Date: 
January 2012

The New York Times

Security Cooperation with Iran: Challenges and Opportunities
The Program for Public Consultation

The debate over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program is notable for its gloom and doom. Many people assume that Israel must choose between letting Iran develop nuclear weapons or attacking before it gets the bomb. But this is a false choice. There is a third option: working toward a nuclear weapons-free zone in the Middle East. And it is more feasible than most assume.