July 29, 2015

Are there really only two options on Iran?

By Elizabeth Rosenberg

Source: The Los Angeles Times

Journalist(s) Doyle McManus

Ever since negotiators finished work on a nuclear agreement with Iran, President Obama and his aides have been fending off critics with a recurring refrain: What's the alternative?

"There's no alternative that you or anybody else has proposed," Secretary of State John F. Kerry lectured Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) last week.

"What's the alternative?" Kerry asked earlier. "Go to war now?" In a column recently, I wrote that U.S. officials considered this their "killer argument."

Read the full article at The Los Angeles Times.

  • Elizabeth Rosenberg

    Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Elizabeth Rosenberg is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. In this capacity, she publishes an...