Reject Terrorism Essay

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ith their ally the U.S. and others. The source of Israel’s anger and distrust towards Iran and its nuclear capability stems from Tehran’s previous references to annihilating Israel multiple times and the country’s development of long-range missiles and support towards militant groups present on Israel’s border who are a constant harassment. Israeli president and Nobel Peace laureate, Shimon Peres, even pleaded with the Iranian population by stating, “I would like to say to the Iranian people: You are not our enemies and we are not yours. There is a possibility to solve this issue diplomatically. It is in your hands. Reject terrorism. Stop the nuclear program. Stop the development of long-range missiles”. Saudi Arabia along with fellow…show more content…
As the details have been laid out and the deal is now being put into action with countries claiming either side of supporting or not supporting it, the question is still raised of whether or not this deal is a good idea or not. To someone who looks upon this situation with a realist ideology, the answer to that question could go both ways. From Iran’s point of view, the U.N. is curtailing the power of their state by conforming to the deal. Iran gave up some of their own power (nuclear research), which was necessary for the survival and safety of their state as their economy is in shambles and financial relief to them will be provided in return. Typically, a realist country would keep developing nuclear technology as it gives it more power over the neighboring countries in the region that cannot possess the same qualities. Across the ocean, the U.S. is approaching this as a realist almost as much as Iran, as they are utilizing force (coercion through sanctions) to protect their own state’s interest (defending Israel and preventing nuclear war) and maximizing it’s own personal security and power by cutting a deal with Iran. This may not be quite true though, because the U.S. did utilize the U.N. and diplomacy with Iran, which is something that is acceptable form a liberal stand point but not a realist. When faced with the opposition to the deal
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