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Guardians of the revolution [[electronic resource] ] : Iran and the world in the age of the Ayatollahs / / Ray Takeyh



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Autore: Takeyh Ray <1966-> Visualizza persona
Titolo: Guardians of the revolution [[electronic resource] ] : Iran and the world in the age of the Ayatollahs / / Ray Takeyh Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Oxford ; ; New York, : Oxford University Press, 2009
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (321 p.)
Disciplina: 327.55
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Soggetto topico: Islam and politics - Iran
Soggetto geografico: Iran Foreign relations 1979-1997
Iran Foreign relations 1997-
Iran Politics and government 1979-1997
Iran Politics and government 1997-
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: "A Council on Foreign Relations book."
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-295) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; Introduction; PART I. THE REVOLUTIONARY YEARS; PART II. THE RISE OF PRAGMATISM AND THE NEW PRIORITIES; PART III. THE AGE OF REFORM; PART IV. HEGEMONY AT LAST?; Conclusion; Notes; Index
Sommario/riassunto: For over a quarter century, Iran has been one of America's chief nemeses. Ever since Ayatollah Khomeini overthrew the Shah in 1979, the relationship between the two nations has been antagonistic: revolutionary guards chanting against the Great Satan, Bush fulminating against the Axis of Evil, Iranian support for Hezbollah, and President Ahmadinejad blaming the U.S. for the world's ills. The unending war of words suggests an intractable divide between Iran and the West, one that may very well lead to a shooting war in the near future. But as Ray Takeyh shows in this accessible and authoritative
Titolo autorizzato: Guardians of the revolution  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 0-19-979313-1
0-19-971660-9
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910540331103321
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