A U.S. Invasion of Iran Would Be A Disaster (And Not Because Of Iran's Military)
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Geography matters.

Key point: More than militaries matter in war.

To understand Iran, you must begin by understanding how large it is. Iran is the 17th largest country in world. It measures 1,684,000 square kilometers. That means that its territory is larger than the combined territories of France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Spain and Portugal — Western Europe. Iran is the 16th most populous country in the world, with about 70 million people....

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