Matthew Kroenig

Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2014
John Waterbury

Kroenig advances a serious, but not entirely convincing, argument in favor of a U.S. strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities: the United States has the military capability to destroy all known Iranian nuclear facilities without committing any ground troops to the task. 

Snapshot
Matthew Kroenig

Much has changed after the past several months of diplomacy with Iran, but one basic fact hasn’t: diplomacy remains unlikely to neutralize the threat from Tehran's nuclear program. A truly comprehensive diplomatic settlement between Iran and the West is still the best possible outcome, but there is little reason to believe that one can be achieved.

Video
Jonathan Tepperman, Matthew Kroenig, and Colin H. Kahl

On March 1 at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Foreign Affairs Managing Editor Jonathan Tepperman moderated a debate on the threats posed by Iran -- and how the United States should respond -- featuring authors Matthew Kroenig and Colin Kahl.

Essay
Jan/Feb
2012
Matthew Kroenig

Opponents of military action against Iran assume a U.S. strike would be far more dangerous than simply letting Tehran build a bomb. Not so, argues this former Pentagon defense planner. With a carefully designed attack, Washington could mitigate the costs and spare the region and the world from an unacceptable threat.