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Iran is considered to be one of the strongest nations in the Middle East with an advanced nuclear program, despite UN sanctions. Is the nation powerful enough to defy the international pressure?
Global Fire Power: Iran Military Strength
“Iran has maintained a large standing military for decades and, more recently, has taken to local development and production.”
The Most Powerful Militaries in The Middle East [RANKED]
Q&A: Iran Sanctions
“The United Nations Security Council has adopted six resolutions since 2006 requiring Iran to stop enriching uranium – which can be used for civilian purposes, but also to build nuclear bombs – and co-operate with the IAEA.”
Iran and Israel: Comparing Military Machines
“Assessing statistics for the two regional rivals at the heart of the Middle East dispute over nuclear arms.”
Why Does Iran Hate The U.S.?
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