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Shek
02 Apr 07,, 20:38
Here's a thread to post any pertinent reports on Iran (e.g. IAEA reports, CSIS analysis, reports on Iran's economy, etc.).

Shek
02 Apr 07,, 20:38
This article predicts that Iran will no longer export oil by 2015. It is based off of increasing domestic consumption and decreasing output due to lack of maintaining capitalization of their oil fields.

http://www.pnas.org/cgi/reprint/0603903104v1.pdf

S2
03 Apr 07,, 11:14
http://www.csis.org/media/csis/pubs/070326_iranoil_hormuz.pdf

Cordesman's contention that Iran could not close the straits for more than a couple of days to two weeks despite surging their forces and incurring massive attrition. Short and very good read. Five days old.

Mowers
29 Jul 07,, 10:45
I did my MA thesis on Iranian capability to shut the hormuz. I came to the same conclusion as Cordesmann. Nothing has changed since I did the paper and would suggest that Iran has got nothing but relatively weaker in the mean time.

Arnold123
03 Sep 07,, 09:17
Good intel at this locstat.

Nuclear proliferation | The riddle of Iran | Economist.com (http://www.economist.com/research/articlesBySubject/displaystory.cfm?subjectid=548915&story_id=9514293)

Ironduke
28 Oct 08,, 19:49
http://www.csis.org/media/csis/pubs/070326_iranoil_hormuz.pdf

Cordesman's contention that Iran could not close the straits for more than a couple of days to two weeks despite surging their forces and incurring massive attrition. Short and very good read. Five days old.
Here's another article on the Iranian threat to the Strait of Hormuz: