Can Turkey Defuse Iran's Nuclear Challenge?



Alon Ben-Meir
09/09/2010

Now is the time for Turkey to play a meaningful role in curbing Iran's ambition to acquire nuclear weapons. As sanctions intensify - and before Israel or the United States seriously consider taking more coercive (including military) action against Iran's nuclear facilities - Turkey's unique position, influence over and experience with Iran could be utilized. But for Turkey to play such a role, it must display the moral equivalence and the kind of pragmatic leadership that can engender confiden...
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