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"The Islamic Republic of Iran: Is It Really?"

"The Islamic Republic of Iran: Is It Really?"

Book Chapter, The Limits of Culture: Islam and Foreign Policy, pages 219-239

July 2006

Author: Brenda Shaffer, Former Research Fellow, International Security Program, 19992007; Former Research Director, Caspian Studies Program, 20002005; Former Research Director, Caspian Studies Project, 20052007

Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Caspian Studies; International Security

 

"The Islamic Republic of Iran could conceivably be the poster child for the proponents of cultural explanations of foreign policy and of those who claim that Islam is the guiding force of foreign policy formation for Muslim-populated states...."

Other Chapters in The Limits of Culture: Islam and Foreign Policy:

 

For Academic Citation:

Shaffer, Brenda. "The Islamic Republic of Iran: Is It Really?." Chap. 8 in The Limits of Culture: Islam and Foreign Policy. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, July 2006.

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