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Michael Makovsky's Testimony for House Committee on Foreign Relations' Subcommittee Hearing, “Shifting Sands: Political Transitions in the Middle East"

“As possible, we should nurture liberalization in the region, but our response to developments in the region must nevertheless be guided, first and foremost, by the need to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons capability, our primary strategic threat. Other strategic goals are important but, for the foreseeable future, they are secondary.”

Read the full testimony here.

Michael Makovsky is BPC’s foreign policy director.

2011-04-13 00:00:00

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