Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 32

6-August-2007

IRAQ/IRAN/POLITICAL COMMENT (6 August 2007)

The USs Political Jiu Jitsu In The Middle East

By Gary Sick

Dr Sick served on the National Security Council staff under Presidents Ford, Carter and Reagan. He was the principal White House aide for Iran during the Iranian Revolution and the hostage crisis and is the author of two books on US-Iranian relations. He is the executive director of Gulf/2000, an international research project on political,...