Providing a well-balanced and impartial perspective on the foreign policy of the
Islamic Republic of Iran, this book contributes to a better understanding of the
current foreign policy of Iran, especially its internal and external determinants.
Combining theoretical and practical aspects, it provides readers with a short analysis of Iranian foreign policy. The first part is dedicated to the Pahlavi er between 1925–1979. The second consists of three chapters covering issues relating to ideological and institutional aspects of Iranian foreign policy after 1979.
The last part incorporates eight case studies which best present both regional and global dimensions
This comprehensive study contains a synthesis of views and opinions of commentators and scholars who often represent contradictory perspectives. Serving as a key reference and starting point for further studies, this book will be of interest to students and researchers studying Iranian foreign policy, international relations, and Middle Eastern studies