• How Did the Islamic Revolution in Iran Help It Emerge as a Regional Power?
    How did the Islamic Revolution in Iran help it emerge as a regional power? Ghalyah F. Al-Ansari American Creativity Academy Word count: 3,492 Abstract: With its growing influential power, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), led by fundamentalist Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has managed to become a...
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  • The Impact of Arab Revolution
    lesser extent on the Al-Nahda organization in Tunisia. What role have these groups played in the uprisings? How much popular support do they genuinely enjoy and what are the political consequences for regional stability and international security if they should emerge triumphant in the aftermath of...
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  • Iran-Pakistan Relations: Political and Strategic Dimensions
    and content, CENTO intended to contain Soviet Union’s influence in West Asia and the South Asian regions. In July 1964, Iran, Pakistan and Turkey – the three strongest US allies in the region - founded the Regional Cooperation for Development (RCD). Yet the SEATO and CENTO alliances did not help...
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  • Sects
    plurality in Lebanon and Azerbaijan. In contemporary times the Sunni majority in the Muslim world largely ignored the Shi’a until the 1979 Islamic revolution brought Shi’a clerics to power in Iran. Authoritarian governments in several Muslim countries started worrying about the prospect of...
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  • Middle East Policy Council
    led, a quarter of a century later, to the Ayatollah Khomeini's Islamic Revolution and a real disaster for American interests in the region. The problem posed for Washington in Iran currently is a striking example of how history, not repeating itself, nevertheless often rhymes. U.S. decision makers...
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    conflict helps illustrate how Middle Eastern alliances have evolved since the Islamist wave that toppled one government after another beginning in January 2011. Iran had no interest in a cease-fire, while Egypt, Qatar and Turkey did. But it is the fight for Syria that is the defining struggle in...
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  • Iran Israel Conflict
    giving certain perception and perspective in this field since Iran as one of the dominant powers in Middle East region is developing their capability to be a superpower. So, whatever development emerge in Iran, it will give certain impacts and implications toward the world especially Middle East...
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  • Beyond Incrementalism a New Strategy for Dealing with Iran
    people of Iran, did emerge in the aftermath of World War II, and again after the revolution, there is little indication of a serious ethnic flare-up in the near future. Nor was the country created out of scratch a century ago by an imperial power. With a per capita national income (in Purchasing Power...
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  • South Asia and Islamic World : Rise of Islamism and Terror, Reasons and Consequences?
    Abstract Cold War, Containment, arms race, low intensity wars, cross border violations have changed the complexion of Islamic world and South Asia. The persistence of Palestinian and Kashmir issue, Afghan war, Khomeni revolution and Iraq-Iran war, contributed towards the resurgence of Islamism...
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  • islam and communism
    organization was promoted by the Western powers, a historical development which left an unfortunate legacy of anti-Masonic “conspiracy theory” in Turkish and wider, global Islamic consciousness. In the aftermath of the failed 1905 revolution in Russia, Leon Trotsky and others argued that the...
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    of calm and collaboration. In the Middle East, the conflict with Israel has frequently brought Sunni and Shiite Muslims together. Between 1980 and 1988, the war between Iraq and Iran (which had become the champion of Shiism following the 1979 Islamic Revolution) gave the first evidence of...
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  • Arab Spring Implications for British Policy
    obtain a specific UN mandate for the use of force did not bear fruit. The ensuing war, that not only toppled Saddam’s Baathist regime but also unleashed horrendous sectarian bloodletting across Iraq, transformed the regional balance of power. The principal beneficiary was Iran, whose two main...
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  • Women Empowerment
    Libya, Syria, and Iraq are even more fragile. Islam and Nationalism It is likely that the two most powerful forces on the Middle Eastern political scene toward 2025 will be Islam and nationalism. Almost 20 years after the Islamic revolution in Iran, political Islam is far from a spent force in the...
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  • Shirin Ebadi: The fight for Human Rights in the Middle East
    these men in positions of high power used their own interpretations to justify what they wanted. As a female and human rights activist in Iran, Shrin Ebadi knew she had to help women and other groups of oppressed people, including children, students and journalists. Although Ebadi lost her job as...
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  • AP World HIstory Semester One
    control over most of the Indian peninsula.. How did the Songhay Empire fit into the Islamic world of the fifteenth century? . It was a substantial Islamic state on the West African frontier of the Islamic world.. Why did the Aztecs perform ritual human sacrifice? They believed the victims' blood...
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  • Iran Iraq War
    . Saddam responded as he did to any challenge by a ruthless crackdown on Shiite fundamentalists and by sending aid to Arab separatists in Iran. Rivals For for Power Looking around the region at the end of the 1970s, Saddam also saw an opportunity to establish himself as the leader of the Arab world...
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  • history of the middle east
    member of the ulama who was one of the organization’s leaders. These acts of repression in 1979 occurred just at the time Ayatollah Khomeini took power in Iran and issued his appeal for˛ Islamic revolution. The Baghdad regime’s uncertainty over the loyalty of its Shi a population in the face of...
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  • To What Extent Has the United States’ Policy Towards Iraq and Iran Aimed at ‘Regaining and Maintaining Control’?
    cultural arenas, but still is still constrained by major regional powers that Huntington describes as Germany-France, Russia, China, Japan, India, Iran, Brazil, South Africa and Nigeria. American officials boast of American hegemony and virtue, “hailing the United States as a benevolent hegemon”, with...
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  • Authoritarianism and Democracy in Rentier States
    revolution started as protests in Benghazi beginning on Tuesday, 15 February 2011, which led to clashes with security forces and transformed into an armed rebellion that spread across the country. With the help of the NATO, the armed rebels were able to oust Muammar Gaddafi from power and later on...
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    committed to bolstering the authority of the central government. Though also part of the government, the Islamic Supreme Council led by Abdel al-Aziz al-Hakim (formerly the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq) shares the Kurdish view of an Iraq where power is concentrated at the regional...
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