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Stuck on a hostile path? US policy towards Iran since the revolution

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Since Iran’s revolution in 1979, relations between Washington and Tehran have been invariably fraught. The Trump presidency saw escalating tensions which the Biden administration has sought to moderate with uncertain results. This article locates contemporary events within a broader analysis of US policy towards Iran, which for over four decades has oscillated between attempted rapprochement and hostility short-of-war. Seeking to explain the fluctuation and failures of US policy, it shows how...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/13569775.2022.2029239

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Contemporary Politics More from this journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-21
Publication date:
2022-02-02
Acceptance date:
2022-01-11
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EISSN:
1469-3631
ISSN:
1356-9775
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1232845
Local pid:
pubs:1232845
Deposit date:
2022-01-17

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