America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

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<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2"><span style="">U.S. and other NATO troops prepare to leave Afghanistan in 2014, a geopolitical realignment will be under way in Southwest Asia. One possible scenario would outright undermine a principle U.S. policy objective in the region: the containment of Iran.&nbsp;The United States may soon have to tackle the dilemma of prioritizing Afghanistan's long-term viability as a nation-state over the long-standing American policy of excluding Tehran from regional projects and economic integration. The pressure on Washington is exacerbated by the fact that Beijing and Moscow may increasingly undercut America's stance on Iran by turning Tehran into an inevitable outlet for Afghan trade and interaction with the outside world.</span></span></span></p>

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America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

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<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2"><span style="">U.S. and other NATO troops prepare to leave Afghanistan in 2014, a geopolitical realignment will be under way in Southwest Asia. One possible scenario would outright undermine a principle U.S. policy objective in the region: the containment of Iran.&nbsp;The United States may soon have to tackle the dilemma of prioritizing Afghanistan's long-term viability as a nation-state over the long-standing American policy of excluding Tehran from regional projects and economic integration. The pressure on Washington is exacerbated by the fact that Beijing and Moscow may increasingly undercut America's stance on Iran by turning Tehran into an inevitable outlet for Afghan trade and interaction with the outside world.</span></span></span></p>

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America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

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<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2"><span style="">U.S. and other NATO troops prepare to leave Afghanistan in 2014, a geopolitical realignment will be under way in Southwest Asia. One possible scenario would outright undermine a principle U.S. policy objective in the region: the containment of Iran.&nbsp;The United States may soon have to tackle the dilemma of prioritizing Afghanistan's long-term viability as a nation-state over the long-standing American policy of excluding Tehran from regional projects and economic integration. The pressure on Washington is exacerbated by the fact that Beijing and Moscow may increasingly undercut America's stance on Iran by turning Tehran into an inevitable outlet for Afghan trade and interaction with the outside world.</span></span></span></p>

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America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

America's Catch-22: The Iran Question in Afghanistan

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<p class="font_7" style=""><span style=""><span class="color_2"><span style="">U.S. and other NATO troops prepare to leave Afghanistan in 2014, a geopolitical realignment will be under way in Southwest Asia. One possible scenario would outright undermine a principle U.S. policy objective in the region: the containment of Iran.&nbsp;The United States may soon have to tackle the dilemma of prioritizing Afghanistan's long-term viability as a nation-state over the long-standing American policy of excluding Tehran from regional projects and economic integration. The pressure on Washington is exacerbated by the fact that Beijing and Moscow may increasingly undercut America's stance on Iran by turning Tehran into an inevitable outlet for Afghan trade and interaction with the outside world.</span></span></span></p>

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