Howdid the IslamicRevolution in Iranhelp it emerge as a regionalpower?
Ghalyah F. Al-Ansari
American Creativity Academy
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With its growing influential power, the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), led by fundamentalist Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has managed to become a if...
The Impacts of the Arab Revolution:
The 2011 Arab revolutions are best described as uprisings for democracy and dignity. They are democratic in the
sense that they are driven by a deep-rooted hunger for political empowerment on a mass level, specifically the replacement of elite rule with popular sovereignty...
Political and Strategic Dimensions
Iran-Pakistan relations have had a distinct characteristic over the past five
decades and Islamabad’s clandestine transfer of nuclear technology and
materials to Iran underlines its significance. Political and strategic
relevant to the Western world and resulted in stories of intra-Muslim sectarian violence finding play in the Western media. But Shi’a-Sunni violence did not start in Iraq, nor was Zarqawi its initiator. Pakistan has been a sectarian battleground for almost twenty years. The International Crisis Group...
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. It solidified Islamic sentiment, mobilized the Islamic
militants in the Islamic world and insrumentalized...
140-the Arab Spring
October 2011Foreword 1
Chapter 1: Regional Overview 4
Eugene Rogan (university of Oxford)
Chapter 2: Tunisia: the Trailblazer and the Benchmark 8
Michael J. Willis (university of Oxford)
Chapter 3: Egypt: transition...
A New Strategy for Dealing with Iran Abbas Milani, Michael McFaul, and Larry Diamond
Stanford University Stanford, California
A New Strategy for Dealing with Iran
Abbas Milani, Michael McFaul, and Larry Diamond
Iran, the largest Shiite country, has been a theocracy since the ouster of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi in the IslamicRevolution of 1979. It has been at odds with the United States and the West for much of that time.
Over the last few years, the United States has criticized Iran for its suppression...
Discuss Iran nuclear ambition? Will it become a nuclear weapon state?
“The world will need greatly increased energy supply in the next 20 years, especially clean-generated electricity. And nuclear power answers all parameters of future energy needs.”
Region The Realities of the New Middle East The Iran–Iraq Cluster The Syria–Lebanon Cluster The Israeli–Palestinian Conﬂict The Problem of Nuclear Proliferation The Failure of the Freedom Agenda Sectarian Conﬂict Dealing With the New Middle East Dealing With Iran and the Nuclear Issue Finding a Way Forward...
the predictions the book makes about Pakistan’s future.
Some of the best experts on Pakistan contribute to your book The Future of Pakistan. Why did you choose this title?
The book does not look at yesterday or today, but the day after tomorrow by examining the factors and variables which will...
combat the psychological and situational tools that extremists use to recruit follower and perpetuate the conflict. Ironically, the true history that Islamic extremist groups manipulate to incite their followers could end up being the very tool that we use to expose the “wizard behind the curtain.” And I...
style of democracy is facing challenge with Islamic form of democracy, some Islamic party like Muslim Brotherhood ,Ennahda, etc are throwing challenge to western form of democracy, now a days after spring they practice SHURA system that is considered as Islamic version of democracy where They wanted to...
Alyssa Tuman Poli 227 Final Exam Study Guide
Approaches to Development
Why are LDCs underdeveloped? How can this be ﬁxed? note: both theories underestimate value of religion in development
Modernization Theory (or Development Approach)
developing nations must acquire modern cultural values and...
The Iran-Iraq war was fought for nearly nine years, during which time both countries suffered millions of casualties and billions of dollars in damage. The collateral damage to the economies of other nations was also immense. The war was one of the most strategically important conflicts of modern times...
The fight for human rights has been a lengthy struggle around the world. Many people in the Islamic state of Iran, particularly women and children, have suffered through a life long battle of the government limiting their natural rights, such as freedom and equality, due to religious traditions colliding...
Discussion Group: E2
Question Number: Q4
One cannot help but notice the cognitive bias in Western views of the Arab Spring.
The apparent focus has been on clamours for democracy and how the democratic ethos has
finally permeated a hitherto impenetrable region. Even President...
report covers five forces analysis to identify various power centers in the industry and how these are expected to develop in the future.
* The report allows readers to identify possible ways to enter the market, together with detailed descriptions of how existing companies have entered the market, including...