Rewind and Reconnoiter: Iran’s Precision Strike Capabilities with Jim Lamson


Welcome to Rewind & Reconnoiter. Each week, we’ll ask one of our authors to look back at an article they’ve written for War on the Rocks in light of a current news event. Did their argument hold up? Read more below to find out. *** In 2022, Jim Lamson wrote “New Missiles, New Risks: The Escalatory Implications of Iran’s Precision-Strike Weapons” for War on the Rocks, in which he argued that, “Washington hasn’t fully reckoned with the way in which [precision-strike] capability has increased Iran’s strategic self-confidence and heightened the risk of rapid escalation in a crisis.” In light of recent tensions between Iran and the United States

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