Will Iran be Obama’s Cuban Missile Crisis?
The Washington Post’s On Leadership blog
March 8, 2012
Commentary by: Graham Allison, Belfer Center director
“The mounting confrontation between the United States and Iran is like a Cuban Missile Crisis in slow motion. Events are moving, seemingly inexorably, toward a showdown at which point President Obama will have to choose to either attack Iran’s nuclear facilities or acquiesce in an Iranian nuclear bomb. When examined in turn, each of these two options seems worse than the other.”