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Anoushiravan Ehteshami

Full Name: Anoushiravan Ehteshami
Number of Works: 17
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ISBN: 1588260208, 9781588260208
Keywords: states, east, middle, policies, foreign
Pages: 350
Published: 2002
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Although this collection of ten separate studies of the foreign policies of Egypt, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, and Turkey have different authors, significant consensus was worked out prior to publication on the theoretical framework to be used in all the studies. Described by editors Hinnebusch (international relations and Middle East politics, U of St. Andrews, UK) and Ehteshami (international relations, U. of Durham, UK) as being a modified version of realism, the framework accepts the idea that the state is the main actor in foreign policy and that local
ISBN: 0859894304, 9780859894302
Keywords: new, game, players, asia, central, gulf
Pages: 260
Published: 1995

The demise of the Soviet Union, and the emergence of independent republics in its wake, have had profound implications for the regions on its periphery. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the Caucasus and Central Asia. The essays in this book explore the complex ways in which these republics have found both independence and a new regional identity in their relations with the neighbouring Middle East. Religion, hydro-carbons, transportation needs and ethnic relations with the Gulf States have been rediscovered by the new republics, the study of which provides the basic subject matter fo
ISBN: 041567705X, 9780415677059
Keywords: sea, red, politics, international
Pages: 256
Published: 2011

This pioneering book is the first comprehensive study of the Red Sea as a sub-region of the international system in its own right. Examining the international politics of the Red Sea region from the Cold War to the present day, it argues that the Red Sea area demonstrates the characteristics of a sub-regional system, given its increasing economic and social interdependence, greater regional integration, and flows of resources across it. It details how stronger regional powers - Egypt, Israel and Saudi Arabia - which co-habit the sub-region with much weaker, vulnerable and fragile states, are s
ISBN: 0415108799, 9780415108799
Keywords: khomeini
Pages: 264
Published: 1995

For Iran the years since Ayatollah Khomeini's death have been dominated by the need for political consolidation and economic reconstruction.The book assesses the critical dilemmas of the regime both previous to and since the demise of its first spiritual leader. The vital issues of political succession and constitutional reform are addressed, contributing to an analysis of the structures and politics of power. How these have reflected upon economic policy is considered with close atttention being given to the reform policies of Rafsanjani. Foreign policy and security issues are discussed in bo