The U.S. Strategy for Iran

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Monday, October 17, 2011

Attorney General Eric Holder (R) and FBI Director Robert Mueller (L) announce a plot was foiled involving men allegedly linked to the Iranian government to kill the Saudi ambassador to the U.S. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/Getty)

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about Iran's alleged plot to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States in a Washington restaurant. The Obama administration says it has evidence an Iranian American, working with Iran's Revolutionary Guard, hired a Mexican drug cartel to pull off the attack. Sanger weighs in on how much of the case is fact and how much is fiction. He also discusses the ultimate strategy for the United States when it comes to Iran, which he says is containment, not confrontation.

Guests:

David Sanger

Hosted by:

Kerry Nolan

Produced by:

Daniel P. Tucker
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