Iran’s Strategic Position

Iran holds a position of immense strategic importance for the three major powers in the world today as well as a regional importance among the nations of the Persian Gulf both militarily and geopolitically. It is, in effect, a border between interests of East and West that will serve as either a catalyst for war and use of traditional hard power or as a conduit for economic, political and cultural soft power.

Don’t Bomb Iran; Prevent Anarchy

It is imperative that Israel show restraint and refrain from any military aggression for the sake of its own security and that of the greater Middle East. Over the course of this essay, I will argue that Israel must integrate a neo-realist framework of foreign policy into their pre-existing policies dealing with non-state actors for its security as a nation-state and peace throughout the region.