Iran 's Current Status Of The Middle East, But Not A Nuclear Iran

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“The USA and Europe needs a stable Iran to promote security in the Middle East, but not a nuclear Iran”. Discuss
Security in the Middle East
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This Essay will attempt to evaluate and discuss the belief that the USA and Europe needs a stable Iran to promote security in the Middle East, but not a nuclear Iran. Firstly, this essay will address Iran’s current status and role in the Middle East, and how Iran is rising to become a regional power. It will explore the current Iranian regime, and address how politics and policy are being influenced, under the Ayatollah’s leadership. It will also address how radical Islam is currently growing in the Middle East, how religion has come to the forefront of politics, and what that means for the West. Secondly, this essay will offer some thoughts on the dangers of a nuclear Iran, which could either create greater insecurity, due to Iran’s motives and objectives for wanting to acquire them, or it could offer possible benefits of balancing power with Israel, as well as potential benefits for Iran, in pursuing nuclear development for peaceful means. It will also give a brief history on Iran’s stance and support for terrorism, whether that be through economic means, or giving terrorists a safe haven, and how this could be a threat if Iran continues to pursue nuclear weapons. Thirdly, this essay will explore the U.S. and Europe’s perspective on Iran’s role in the Middle East, and why they do not want to see a
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