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Comment: UN at odds over nuclear action

The choices facing the West in the current Iranian crisis are stark: lure the Middle Eastern state away from nuclear power with the carrot of economic aid or use the stick of sanctions.

22nd April, 2006

The choices facing the West in the current Iranian crisis are stark: lure the Middle Eastern state away from nuclear power with the carrot of economic aid or use the stick of sanctions.

The issue revolves around whether Iran is simply developing nuclear power as a response to domestic energy needs, as it claims, or whether it is trying to develop a nuclear weapons capability.

Although a signatory to the International Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, Iran...

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