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Author Takeyh, Ray, 1966-

Title Guardians of the revolution : Iran and the world in the age of the Ayatollahs / Ray Takeyh.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  327.55 T139    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  327.55 TA    Check Shelf
Description viii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
Note "A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [267]-295) and index.
Contents Introduction -- pt. I. The revolutionary years -- Khomeini's ideology and Iran's grand strategy -- Relations with the "Great Satan" -- Turmoil in the Levant: Iran, Israel, and the politics of the Arab East -- Iran-Iraq war -- pt. II. The rise of pragmatism and the new priorities -- Pragmatic restraint: Iranian politics during the Rafsanjani era -- Reconciliaiton diplomacy and its limits -- The Satans -- pt. III. The age of reform -- The odyssey of the reform movement -- September 11 and the politics of fear, hope, and necessity -- pt. IV. Hegemony at last? -- The rise of the new right -- The Ahmadinejad era.
Subject Iran -- Foreign relations -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- 1997-
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997-
ISBN 9780195327847 hardback alkaline paper
0195327845 hardback alkaline paper
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