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Iranian schoolgirls take part in a rally to mark the anniversary of the Iran hostage crisis

Near-term scenarios for the U.S.-Iran competition

Reports that the recent U.S. and Iranian attacks against each other are leading to war significantly exaggerate the situation. Each country’s moves are part of long-standing strategies focused on influencing the other’s behavior. As such, similar activities can be expected in the near future. A military conflict, however, would benefit neither side and both can be expected to try to avoid one. 

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