Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies; issued July 18, 2013
The Burke Chair is issuing a fully updated version of the second volume in a new series of reports on the Gulf Military Balance. The new volume is called The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions.
Volume Two builds on, updates, and expands previous Burke Chair reports on the military balance in the Gulf. It addresses missiles in terms of their capabilities in conventional and asymmetric warfare as well as US, Arab Gulf, and allied options for missile defense. At the same time, it analyzes Iran’s nuclear and other WMD programs, its possible use of nuclear-armed missiles, and US, Arab Gulf, and Israeli options for deterrence, containment and preventive strikes.
Click here for the report (298 PDF pages) on the CSIS website