No Policy Like an Iran Policy https://mosaicmagazine.com/response/politics-current-affairs/2015/02/no-policy-like-an-iran-policy/

Even his former adviser agrees that the president’s Iran policy is collapsing. Can anything be done, or is it too late?

February 24, 2015 | Michael Doran
About the author: Michael Doran, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and the author of Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East (2016), is a former deputy assistant secretary of defense and a former senior director of the National Security Council. He tweets @doranimated.
This is a response to Obama's Secret Iran Strategy, originally published in Mosaic in February 2015

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry checks his watch as he walks to a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva, Switzerland, Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. AP Photo/Keystone,Salvatore Di Nolfi.

I’ve been stunned by the reception of “Obama’s Secret Iran Strategy.” In this, the era of the 140-character tweet, I’d assumed that a 9,500-word article would have scant appeal beyond a professional audience. Yet, to date, it has attracted 220,000 unique visitors; journalists from several different countries have called to interview me; I’ve done my share of talk radio; and senior political figures, including presidential hopefuls, have expressed their appreciation.

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