Israel: The Vanguard of Middle East Stability Essay

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The Middle East is a power keg about to burst. There are countries in the Middle East where their national stability is in question due to various terrorist and malicious attacks while others promote the inhalation of nations. If these fuses are allowed to spark, it would lead to a cataclysmic array of international consequences including skyrocketing oil prices, increased acts of terrorism, and even WWIII. But, there is a hope to quell this situation. The country of Israel has safeguarded the complete collapse of the Middle East to violence and chaos. It is the last country standing between relative peace to Total War. But, this country will not be able to combat the dread knight of chaos forever; it needs international support. The …show more content…
Not only has Iran publically stated its utter enmity to Israel, it enhanced its nuclear program in order to create nuclear weapons and to flex its military strength in the region. Seeing the imitate danger it faced Israel not only supported U.N sanctions against Iran’s nuclear programs in March 2008, but also plans to enforce further sanctions against Iran. But, Israel’s protection of its citizens may not even stop there. In July of 2009, the Defense Prime Minister of Israel, Ehud Barack, said in a press conference to U.S. Defense Robert Gates that Israel is considering a military attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Both sides are preparing for an eminent showdown to determine the greatest military in the Middle East. As Israel prepares for fast approaching danger and conflict with Israel, it remembers the financial and military aid the United States has given and promised to Israel. Throughout the history of Israel, the United States has maintained a close and watchful eye on Israel while both countries has enjoyed economical and military cooperation with each other. This friendship between the United States and Israel is expressed as ex-president Harry Truman said, “It is my responsibility to see that our policy in Israel fits in with our policy throughout the world; second, it is my desire to help build in Palestine a strong, prosperous, free and independent democratic state. It must be large enough, free enough, and strong enough to make its people

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