Warfighting and Proliferation in the Middle East
April 17, 2007
Key Actors in 2010-2020
- Iran: Nuclear, CW, Long-Range ballistic and cruise missiles, strike aircraft, S-300/400 defenses.
- Israel: Nuclear (CW? BW?), Long-Range ballistic missiles, SLCMs/SSCs, air-launched cruise missiles, strike aircraft, Arrow, Patriot.
- United States: Nuclear, ballistic missiles, SLBMs, SLCMs, Strike/bomber aircraft, ALCMs, Patriot, theater missile defenses.
- Gulf: Ballistic missiles, strike aircraft, Patriot/S-300/S-400, missile defenses.
- Syria: CW/BW, Ballistic missiles, strike aircraft, S-300.S-400.
- Non-State Actor: CW, BW, radiological, (loose nuke?)