The Role of Villain: Iran and U.S. Foreign Policy
Paul R. Pillar examines why Iran has become a major focus of attention of U.S. foreign policy and ﬁnds that even a nuclear-armed Iran would not pose the major threat that is commonly assumed. The Iran issue simply ﬁlls a traditional American psychological and political need to have a foreign adversary.
The Envoy: From Kabul to the White House, My Journey Through a Turbulent World, Zalmay Khalilzad Reviewed by Paul R. Pillar
The Role of Villain: Iran and U.S. Foreign Policy, Paul R. Pillar
Leaders in Conflict: Bush and Rumsfeld in Iraq, Stephen Benedict Dyson Reviewed by Paul R. Pillarmore by this author
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