Podcast: Victoria Coates on the Confusion in Natanz

A former deputy national security adviser analyzes the mysterious recent explosion in Iran, and along the way, shares what it’s like to make decisions amidst uncertainty.

The Natanz nuclear enrichment facility on April 9, 2007. Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images.

The Natanz nuclear enrichment facility on April 9, 2007. Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images.

Observation
Dec. 10 2021
About the authors

Victoria Coates is a senior fellow at the Center for Security Policy and a principal member of Vi et Arte Solutions, LLC. She also served as deputy national-security adviser for Middle Eastern and North African affairs in the Trump administration.

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