A Terrostic Nation

Topics: Middle East, Iraq, Iran, Iraq War, Islam, 2003 invasion of Iraq / Pages: 9 (2207 words) / Published: Nov 13th, 2013
A Terroristic Nation The nation of Iran is poised to strike with nuclear devastation towards the United States and several of its allies. How long does the world have before this is the headlines of every newspaper and television news report? What are the nations of the world to do with a nation that is willing to use nuclear weapons as a strike of terrorism? Can this be stopped and if so how? These are just a few of the questions that are arising as a result of Iran’s recent rhetoric and actions. The Country of Iran will need to be dealt with in an extremely firm and ruthless manner that would send a message to other rogue Middle Eastern countries. The Middle East has and probably will always be a divided land of warring nations, factions, and tribes. When we look at the situation of Iran we must consider their stance on a plethora of worldly issues. In particular, we must look at their history as a nation and how it has added or attempted to negate terroristic actions. Upon analyzing these issues we must decide the different courses of actions that can be taken. The decision will most likely be something that the world will have to live with for many years to come. The ramifications of prolonging actions to deal with this country should be considered along with the consequences of any immediate action taken. Considering that Iran is a major player in the world’s oil supply and their location to other oil countries will play a major factor in how they should be dealt with. The dealings should concern not only world peace but its impact of the world’s oil or its supply. Considering their history within their own borders, their history and propensity for violence, and what we might consider irrational thought are just a few of the factors that will go into how, when, and why we will deal with such a complex nation and the issues it presents to not just the United States but the world as a whole. We can start by looking at a brief history of their most recent


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