­The international community has numerously voiced its support for nuclear proliferation, especially when dealing with a regional power like Iran. However, some countries go further than that. Prominent scholars and officials voice the possibility of war with Iran, and in some cases even promote it. Is this a rational approach? How justified would this war be if there is still no evidence that Iran has nuclear weapons in its arsenal? And who is being more rational, Western powers or Iran, when it comes to their geopolitical interests? CrossTalking with Patrick Clawson, Gawdat Bahgat and Gilbert Doctorow on February 22.