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Iran's Long Reach: Iran as a Pivotal State in the Muslim World

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Overview

As the third book in the series from the Institute’s Muslim World Initiative on pivotal states in the Muslim world, this lucid and timely volume sheds much-needed light on Iran’s strikingly complex political system and foreign policy and its central role in the region.
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“Suzanne Maloney has written an insightful and sober analysis of Iran as a ‘pivotal state’ that poses a major strategic challenge to its neighbors and to the security interests of the United States. She captures the external factors that have increased Iranian influence in recent years and the internal contradictions that could dramatically alter Iran’s path. She has also suggested sensible ways to engage a country that will remain pivotal for the foreseeable future because of its location, resources, and revolutionary ideology. Iran’s Long Reach is a valuable addition to current scholarship on Iran.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781601270337
  • Publisher: United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
  • Publication date: 10/28/2008
  • Series: Pivotal State Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 156
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Suzanne Maloney is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Saban Center for Middle East Policy and formerly served on the policy-planning staff of the State Department.
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 3

2 Sources of Iranian influence and significance 25

3 Agents of change within Iran 83

4 U.S. policy toward Iran 121

Index 131

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