Charles G. Cogan on attacks against Iran

The Warfare State: Considering a Military Attack in a Fourth Muslim Country
The Huffington Post
June 21, 2012
Commentary by: Charles G. Cogan, International Security Program associate
Topic: Attacks against Iran

“For all the louche talk about the U.S. bombing of Iran’s nuclear facilities, there is one salient fact that seems to escape the public’s attention: there is no legitimacy for it. The various U.N. resolutions enjoining Iran to become more forthcoming about its nuclear program do not contain a specific threat to use force against that country. (N.B. The talks between Iran and the Six Powers on June 18–19 in Moscow failed to produce a breakthrough. Technical experts from both sides will now meet early next month to see if there is a basis for further high-level meetings).”

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