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Engaging Iran : the rise of a Middle East powerhouse and America's strategic choice

Author: Nathan Gonzalez
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007.
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Iran is poised to re-emerge as the powerhouse of the Middle East in the 21st century. Already taking on massive export and energy diversification projects and working to acquire a nuclear weapons arsenal, Iran is likely to attain the stature of regional power in the coming years, thanks in no small measure to the vacuum created by the chaos in Iraq, which for many years served as a counterweight to Iran in the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gonzalez, Nathan, 1979-
Engaging Iran.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2007
(OCoLC)608325088
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Gonzalez
ISBN: 9780275997427 0275997421
OCLC Number: 136779132
Description: xi, 180 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface: Iran through our eyes --
Introduction: America's choices --
Part 1: Charting the trajectory. The promise of Persepolis ; Trajectory of independence ; Kings and men ; Whiplash : revolution and the hostage crisis --
Part 2: Character of a nation. Theocracy Iranian style ; East of Iraq ; The Iranian crescent --
Part 3: A new policy. Devising a grand strategy : lessons from the Nixon Doctrine ; Nuclear thresholds ; Hegemons unite : a glimpse into the future.
Responsibility: Nathan Gonzalez.
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Iran is poised to re-emerge as the powerhouse of the Middle East in the 21st century. But is a nuclear-armed Iran a direct strategic threat to the West? This book argues that this is a sign of a  Read more...

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