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Fear of Iran Could Spark Mideast Arms Race

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Fear of Iran Could Spark Mideast Arms Race

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Fear of Iran Could Spark Mideast Arms Race

Fear of Iran Could Spark Mideast Arms Race

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Nearly a dozen Middle East states have expressed some level of interest in developing nuclear energy programs. All of the nuclear aspirants are pledging to restrict their programs to peaceful, civilian uses, but experts say some of this renewed interest in nuclear capability is sparked by fears that Iran will acquire a nuclear weapon, and they worry about a future arms race in the region.