From the controversial expert who brought Iran's nuclear program to the attention of the world in 2002 comes a searing exposé of the inner workings and plans of Iran's mullahs. With access to dissident groups inside Iran, Alireza Jafarzadeh traces President Ahmadinejad's radical roots and involvement in terror attacks to his impact on Iran's weapons program. He reveals new details on Iran's meddling in Iraq and its broader goals for the future of the Middle East. This is the most authoritative account to date of the looming threat Iran poses to the United States and the Gulf region.
Readers will learn for the first time:*President Ahmadinejad's radical past as a feared torturer of political prisoners and his zealous mission to deliver the regime its first nuclear bomb*The chilling trend of the military's increasing control of the nuclear program *How Ahmadinejad was handpicked by Iran's mullahs to help create an Islamic Republic in Iraq *The latest covert actions to bury nuclear facilities in tunnels*The story of the front companies Iran used to buy its nuclear technology undetected*The author's original and insightful policy options to end the Iranian threat
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From the controversial expert who brought Iran's nuclear program to the attention of the world in 2002 comes a searing exposé of the inner workings and plans of Iran's mullahs. With access to dissident groups inside Iran, Alireza Jafarzadeh traces President Ahmadinejad's radical roots and involvement in terror attacks to his impact on ...
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ISBN - 10:0230601286
ISBN - 13:9780230601284
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Table of Contents
Preface * Introduction: My Iran * Part I: A Study in Terror * Child of the "Revolution" * Son of the Regime: Ahmadinejad's Rise Up Iran's Military and Political Ranks * Aura of Oppression: The Ahmadinejad Presidency * Part II: Iran's Grand Plan * Global Ambitions: The Iranian Regime's Radical Fundamentalist Ideology * Part III: The Secret Insurgency * Nexus of Terror * The Enemy Next Door: Iran's Role in Iraq * Part IV: March to the Bomb * Nuclear Command: The Militarization of Iran's Nuclear Program * A History of Deception: Iran's Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Nuclear Weapons Capability * Camouflage and Concealment: Hiding the Nuclear Program Underground and Behind Front Companies * Fast Forward: Ahmadinejad Advances Iran's Race for the Bomb * Part V: If and When * Worst-Case Scenario: Consequences of a Nuclear-Armed Iran * Beyond Negotiation: Toward an Iran Policy