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Title Iran and the Gulf : a search for stability / edited by Jamal S. al-Suwaidi
Published Abu Dhabi : The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research ; London : British Academic Press [distributor], 1996


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Description [xvi], 425 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Jamal S. al-Suwaidi -- Pt. 1. The Theocratic Challenge. 1. Religion, Politics, and Ideological Trends in Contemporary Iran / Mehdi Noorbaksh. 2. The Governing Institutions of the Islamic Republic of Iran: The Supreme Leader, the Presidency, and the Majlis / Bahman Baktiari. 3. Shi'ite Political Thought and the Destiny of the Iranian Revolution / Roy P. Mottahedeh -- Pt. 2. Foreign Policy in a Changing Region. 4. Iran's Gulf Policy: From Idealism and Confrontation to Pragmatism and Moderation / Mohsen M. Milani. 5. The Geometry of Instability in the Gulf: The Rectangle of Tension / James A. Bill. 6. The Impact of Iranian Foreign Policy on Regional Security: An External Perspective / Geoffrey Kemp. 7. Iran, the GCC States, and the UAE: Prospects and Challenges in the Coming Decade / Anwar Gargash. 8. The Ideological Dimension in Saudi-Iranian Relations / Saleh al-Mani'
9. Iran's Policy in Northwest Asia: Opportunities, Challenges, and Implications / W. Nathaniel Howell -- Pt. 3. The Military-Economic Reconstruction. 10. The Politico-Military Threat from Iran / Kenneth Katzman. 11. Threats and Non-Threats from Iran / Anthony H. Cordesman. 12. An Evaluation of Iran's First Development Plan and Challenges Facing the Second Plan / Hooshang Amirahmadi -- Pt. 4. Iran and Gulf Security. 13. The Gulf Security Dilemma: The Arab Gulf States, The United States, and Iran / Jamal S. al-Suwaidi
Notes Bibliography: p399-415. _ Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 399-415) and index
Subject Islam and politics -- Iran.
Iran -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gilf Region
Iran -- Foreign relations -- Persian Gulf Region.
Persian Gulf Region -- Foreign relations -- Iran.
Persian Gulf Region -- Strategic aspects.
Author Suwaidi, Jamal S.
Markaz al-Imārāt lil-Dirāsāt wa-al-Buḥūth al-Istirātījīyah.
LC no. 96061057
ISBN 1860641431 (hdbk.)
186064144X (paperback)