December 7, 2007
Please answer one of the following three questions. Your answer is due by 2:45pm today.
- How does the new NIE on Iran transform the strategic options of the United States? Should the NIE lead to changes in policy, or are its conclusions too uncertain to be relied upon?
- What opportunities, if any, has the relative success of the Surge opened in the Middle East? What options does it allow or foreclose?
- Who are the most important allies of the United States? What factors do we need to weigh when assessing this question?