New Article and Interactive for NTI Illustrates Proliferation of Missiles in the Middle East

Iran’s ballistic and cruise missile program has long been
closely monitored by the international community, but Center for
Nonproliferation Studies expert Jeffrey Lewis argues in a new article for NTI
that “Iran’s missile program does not exist in a vacuum.” Over several decades,
many countries in the region have been pursuing missile programs, with a recent
trend toward more sophisticated and indigenous programs. Lewis argues that this
is a new and dangerous phase with implications for diplomatic relations in the
region. Read the full article here and explore the interactive map for
full histories of the missile programs in 12 regional countries. 

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