Mullahs, Guards, and Bonyads: An Exploration of Iranian Leadership Dynamics

Mullahs, Guards, and Bonyads: An Exploration of Iranian Leadership Dynamics

by David E. Thaler, Alireza Nader, Shahram Chubin, Jerrold D. Green
     
 

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The U.S. ability to 'read' the Iranian regime and formulate appropriate policies has been weakened by lack of access to the country and by the opacity of decisionmaking in Tehran. To improve understanding of Iran1s political system, the authors describe Iranian strategic culture; investigate Iran1s informal networks, formal government institutions, and personalities;… See more details below

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The U.S. ability to 'read' the Iranian regime and formulate appropriate policies has been weakened by lack of access to the country and by the opacity of decisionmaking in Tehran. To improve understanding of Iran1s political system, the authors describe Iranian strategic culture; investigate Iran1s informal networks, formal government institutions, and personalities; assess the impact of elite behavior on Iranian policy; and summarize key trends.

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ISBN-13:
9780833047731
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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