Should The United States Military Leave The Middle East?

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Should the United States Military Leave the Middle East

Jacob Deckard
April 9 2015

Mrs. Mcbride

Jacob Deckard
9 April 2015
Mrs. Mcbride
English IV
Research Paper
Should the United States Military Leave the Middle East

History has proven that the United States military is the best in the world, but many people want our soldiers to come home from the middle east. Yes, this is a very good thing for families, but what would happen over at the middle east. In my personal opinion I think that we should not pull our troops from the Middle East. There are many reasons why I believe it would be a bad idea to pull our troops from the Middle East. First, The Rural economy in the middle east areas where our bases are at would likely be in trouble. Secondly, The cost to protect them is not worth the deaths it would cause if we didn’t. Finally, the terrorism rate in the Middle East would skyrocket and eventually it would hit us, and we would be in bad trouble. That is why I believe we should keep the troops in the Middle East.

First, let me start off with the reason why we are over in the Middle East. “The first time a Western power got soaked in the politics of oil in the Middle East was toward the end of 1914, when British soldiers landed at Basra, in southern Iraq, to protect oil supplies from neighboring Persia. “(Middleeast.about.com) The United States has seen great potential in the oil supplies in the Middle East, which is why we originally went over there, since then it…
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