The Lesser of Several Evils

Rushton, Paul
March 2006
Peace & Conflict Monitor;Mar2006, p5
Academic Journal
The article discusses issues surrounding the plans of Iran to build nuclear weapons. Under the Non-Proliferation Treaty, Iran is explicitly permitted to pursue peaceful nuclear energy, and the government claims that its nuclear program is purely for civilian power. The international community, particularly the U.S. and EU, is hoping that Iran can be persuaded to trade away its nuclear weapons program for diplomatic and technical rewards.


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