AnalysisFrom the Desk of George FriedmanRegional DirectoryMiddle East and North AfricaUnited States Iran and the Problem of Occupation Warfare For the U.S., defeating the Iranian military wouldn’t be the end of the war. By George Friedman - May 22, 2019 8498 For the U.S., defeating the Iranian military wouldn’t be the end of the war. This article is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Please login to continue reading Login Subscribe to Geopolitical Futures today and get: Unbiased analysis of global events Daily geopolitical briefing Annual and long-term forecasts to help you prepare for your future Subscription Options Join our free newsletter Join Now Learn more about geopolitics and receive free articles.