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US Foreign Policy and the Iranian Revolution

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Informationen zum Autor Christian Emery Klappentext This book provides a fresh perspective on the origins of the confrontation between the US and Iran. It demonstrates that, contrary to the claims of Iran's leaders, there was no instinctive American hostility towards the Revolution, and explains why many assumptions guiding US policy were inappropriate for dealing with the new reality in Iran. Zusammenfassung This book provides a fresh perspective on the origins of the confrontation between the US and Iran. It demonstrates that, contrary to the claims of Iran's leaders, there was no instinctive American hostility towards the Revolution, and explains why many assumptions guiding US policy were inappropriate for dealing with the new reality in Iran. Inhaltsverzeichnis Introduction PART I: THE ORIGINS OF ENGAGEMENT1. The Collapse of US Policy 1977-79 2. Framing the Revolution as a Cold War Crisis 3. US-Iranian Elite Interactions and the Pathologies of Engagement PART II: THE DYNAMICS OF ENGAGEMENT4. Putting Engagement into Practise 5. The CIA and Engagement PART III: ENGAGEMENT HELD HOSTAGE6. Re-evaluating US Policy after the Hostage Crisis 7. Viewing Afghanistan through the prism of Iran 8. US Policy and the Iran-Iraq War 1980-81 Conclusion Appendix: Note on Primary Sources

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Christian Emery



Klappentext

This book provides a fresh perspective on the origins of the confrontation between the US and Iran. It demonstrates that, contrary to the claims of Iran's leaders, there was no instinctive American hostility towards the Revolution, and explains why many assumptions guiding US policy were inappropriate for dealing with the new reality in Iran.



Inhalt

Introduction PART I: THE ORIGINS OF ENGAGEMENT 1. The Collapse of US Policy 1977-79 2. Framing the Revolution as a Cold War Crisis 3. US-Iranian Elite Interactions and the Pathologies of Engagement PART II: THE DYNAMICS OF ENGAGEMENT 4. Putting Engagement into Practise 5. The CIA and Engagement PART III: ENGAGEMENT HELD HOSTAGE 6. Re-evaluating US Policy after the Hostage Crisis 7. Viewing Afghanistan through the prism of Iran 8. US Policy and the Iran-Iraq War 1980-81 Conclusion Appendix: Note on Primary Sources

Produktinformationen

Titel: US Foreign Policy and the Iranian Revolution
Untertitel: The Cold War Dynamics of Engagement and Strategic Alliance
Autor:
EAN: 9781137329868
ISBN: 978-1-137-32986-8
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 267
Gewicht: 469g
Größe: H22mm x B224mm x T140mm
Jahr: 2013
Auflage: 2013

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