U-S. Defense Secretary Gates says all options are on the table, but Iran’s successful test of its most powerful medium-range missile puts further pressure on an already tense the relationship. The future of U.S.- Iranian relations.


  • Ambassador Nicholas Burns professor in the practice of diplomacy and international politics at the Harvard Kennedy School and former undersecretary for political affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
  • Eliot Cohen Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies Johns Hopkins, School of Advanced International Studies
  • Karim Sadjadpour associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
  • David Albright president of the Institute for Science and International Security, author of "Peddling Peril" and former U.N. nuclear weapons inspector
  • Reuel Marc Gerecht senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, former Middle East specialist for the CIA

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