Dec 10, 2009

War Games: Experts Say Iran Has Clear Path to Nuclear Weapons

Joel C. RosenbergBy Joel C. Rosenberg

“Last week the Harvard Kennedy School held a simulation game of the Iranian nuclear crisis, and Israel should be very concerned about its course and its outcome,” reports Haaretz.

“The game made it clear: Iran will not stop on its path to producing nuclear weapons. The United States will not embark on a military action and will find it difficult to enlist support at the United Nations for imposing more severe sanctions, while relations between Israel and the United States will deteriorate.

Prof. Graham Allison, a leading analyst of American security policy for decades, conducted the game, whose participants were representatives from countries and organizations likely to be affected by the real outcome.

Israel was represented by Dore Gold, former ambassador to the United Nations, and Dr. Shai Feldman, currently at Brandeis University, and by a former brigadier general and a nuclear physicist. Their decisions were made by consensus. The U.S. team, headed by Nicholas Burns, who was an assistant to former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice during the administration of George W. Bush and was responsible for the ‘Iranian portfolio,’ included Admiral William Fallon, head of U.S. Central Command from 2007-2008….”

To read more on this fascinating series of war games, and the disturbing conclusions, click here.

Related Links

Gaming Iran scenarios; a Kobayashi Maru test? - American Thinker
Harvard Simulation: U.S. Will Fail to Stop Iran Nukes - Arutz Sheva
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Iranian minister threatens Dimona - Canada Free Press
Northern Storm Rising: Russia, Iran, and the Emerging End-Times Military Coalition Against Israel - Ron Rhodes (Book)