Providing an unbiased analysis of the past, present, and future of the hostile relationship between Iran, Israel, and the United States, this book presents an up-to-date discussion of the security implications for each of the two states as well as the entire region.
• Illustrates the complex relationship between Iran and Israel though an examination of historic events
• Provides a comprehensive bibliography of significant materials from the fields of history, politics, and international relations
• Includes an index of subjects, names, places, events, and related issues
About the Author
Jalil Roshandel, PhD, is associate professor and director of the Security Studies program at the Department of Political Science, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction 1
2 Iranian Politics: Domestic Issues and International Relationships 10
3 Israel: Politics and People 31
4 Regional Politics and Proxy Groups 54
5 Nuclear Dynamics: Potential Threats and Consequences 82
6 Recent Conflicts 102
7 Iran and the United States 121
8 Conclusion 142