The U.S. and Iran: A Pathology of Paternalism

Images such as this propagate an unhelpful and one dimensional view of Iran.

With articles in Foreign Affairs brandishing titles such as: “Time to Attack Iran,” and ”What Happens after Israel Attacks Iran,” it is little wonder why many feel that we are being primed for an eventual showdown between the U.S., Israel, and Iran. We must be aware, however, that the script is not a new one, nor the actors staging this tragic comedy. This article explores the perceptions underpinning what the author considers to be a growing discourse of war ‘inevitability.’

A list of terrible choices.

To read more, go to http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/ideas/2012/03/the-u-s-and-iran-a-pathology-of-paternalism/


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