World War I may have ended in 1918, but the violence it triggered in the Middle East still hasn’t come to an end. Arbitrary borders drawn by self-interested imperial powers have left a legacy that the region has not been able to overcome.
The vital interests of the “so-called regional players” are far from coinciding on the fronts of conflict in order to seek solutions in the wider Middle East region. The problematic cooperation between the permanent members of the Security Council leaves open the field to action and open any appétit of intervention of these countries ( when their interests are in cause especially Russia and the USA i could add).
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According to Haaretz The U.S. president was going to make this accord happen no matter what, and if it fails Israel still has recourse to military and other options.
Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday the 14th of July, exceeding more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East.
The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for Iran
U.S. President Barack Obama hailed a step toward a “more hopeful world” and Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said it proved that “constructive engagement works”. But Israel pledged to do what it could to halt what it called an “historic surrender”.
But what are the secrets behind this deal?
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