Advances in Social Behavior Research

Advances in Social Behavior Research

Vol. 1, 22 December 2021

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Iran’s Nuclear Ambition

Haokai Li * 1
1 St. George Campus, University of Toronto

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Advances in Social Behavior Research, Vol. 1, 16-25
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Citation Haokai Li. Iran’s Nuclear Ambition. ASBR (2021) Vol. 1: 16-25. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7102/1/ASBR_003.


The relations between Iran and the Western world has been deteriorating in the recent years due to Iran’s nuclear development. Iran’s nuclear program was firstly sponsored by the U.S. and western world, but now they deemed Iran is threatening regional security and world stabilization with its nuclear ambition. When facing the abominable situation create by the U.S. and rest of the world, Iran had no choice but to continually strengthening its national security. Fairly to say, Iran's nuclear aim is both motivated by its internal intension to be recognized as a powerful state and the external pressure that provoked it to pursues national security. U.S. and the western world could not risk letting Iran become an effective regional power with its nuclear capability, while Iran could not turn away from the temptation to hold nuclear power. The existing confrontation between Iran and the U.S. is not going to vanish soon. However, the U.S. should understand the consequence and backlash of its sanctions, construct a new method to resolve the current situation.


sanctions, Iran, nuclear development history, international relations, nuclear ambitions


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