Niall Ferguson on Iran

Iran Uses European Oil Dependence as Blackmail on Nukes
Newsweek/The Daily Beast
February 20, 2012
Commentary by: Niall Ferguson, member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors
Topic: Iran 

“The signs of economic recovery in the United States grow more numerous—and with them rises the probability of President Obama’s reelection. But two crises abroad threaten to rain on the American parade: the European sovereign-debt debacle and the phony war over Iran’s nuclear program. Most commentators treat these two crises as unrelated. But they are in reality two sides of the same crisis. Call it the Euranian crisis.”

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