Security and Bilateral Issues between Iran and its Arab Neighbours

Security and Bilateral Issues Between Iran and Its Arab NeighboursIran’s Policy Toward the Persian Gulf: Dynamics of Continuity and ChangeGulf Arab Reaction to the Iranian RevolutionThe Ideological Basis of the Islamic Republic’s Foreign PolicyImpact of the New Ideology on Iran’s External RelationsContinuity Despite Drastic ShitPersian Gulf PolicyEconomic InterestsNational IdentityQuest for LegitimacyThe Impact of International Political SystemIran-Gulf Relations During the MonarchyIran-Gulf Relations in the 1980sIran-Gulf Relations in the Post-Soviet EraThe Systemic Impact of the Soviet CollapseKhatami Presidency and Brief Iran-Gulf HoneymoonThe Bush Administration, 9/11 and the Ahmadinejad PhenomenonRouhani Presidency and Iran-Gulf RelationsIran Nuclear Deal and Worsening Iran-Gulf RelationsConclusions and OutlookNotesThe Gulf in a Wider Context: Outside Nation-States in the Intensifying Iranian- Arab Security CompetitionAmerican Drift from Realpolitik to Democracy PromotionEuropean States Sinking in the GulfRussia Rejuvenating in the GulfChina Sailing into the GulfIsrael “Siding” with Gulf Arab StatesWashington’s Need to Guard the Gulf Balance of PowerNotesIran’s Relations with BahrainRelations During Iran-Iraq War (September 1980-20 August 1988)Relations During the Rafsanjani Presidency (August 1989-August 1997)Relations During Khatami Presidency (Aug 1997- Aug 2005)Relations During the Ahmadinejad Presidency (Aug 2005-Aug 2013)Perspectives on the Rouhani PresidencyNotesReferencesIran and IraqBetween NeighborsDisputed Territories and WaterwaysUnhappy Ethnic, Religious and Political GroupsReligious Issues and the Status of Foreign NationalsBefore the Revolution: Post-monarchal Iraq, A Shah RisingRevolution and WarIran: Foreign Policy for a RevolutionSaddam Hussein’s Rise to PowerAfter the Revolution but Before the WarThe Decision to Go to WarThe WarRafsanjani (1989-1997) and Foreign Relations with IraqRafsanjani and the New NormalRafsanjani and IraqAfter Iraq’s Defeat in KuwaitKhatami and (1997-2005) and Foreign Relations with IraqIran’s Relations with Iraq Before 2003The 2003 US Invasion: Fears, Interests and ResponseAhmadinejad (2005-2013) and Foreign Relations with IraqAhmadinejad and Making of Foreign PolicyMakingIran-Iraq Relations: Success Followed by DifficultyPolicy DisagreementsIran and Iraq: The Odd Parallelism of the Ahmadinejad YearsRouhani (2013 Present) and Foreign Relations with IraqRouhani and Iraq PolicyIran-Iraq RelationsDaesh and Iran-Iraq RelationsThe Clouded Chrystal Ball: The Future of Iran- Iraq RelationsNotesBibliographyIran and KuwaitLocal ContextsRegional ContextThe Relationship Between the Two CountriesConclusionNotesIran-Oman Relations Since the 1970s: A Mutually Beneficial Modus VivendiReligious and Demographic FactorsIran’s Decisive Role in the Dhofar WarThe Impact of the Islamic RevolutionRelations During Iran-Iraq WarRelations During Rafsanjani and Khatami PresidenciesRelations During Ahmadinejad PresidencyPerspectives on Rouhani PeriodConclusion and ProspectsNotesBibliographyIran-Qatar RelationsIran and Qatar Prior and During the Iranian RevolutionIran and Qatar in the 1980sIran and Qatar in the 1990s and the 2000sThe Oil and Gas FactorFuture ProspectsNotesSaudi-Iranian Relations: A Troubled TrajectoryThe Foundation of Saudi-Iranian Relations: Setting the PrinciplesSaudi-Iranian Relations During the Reign of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (1941-1979)Saudi-Iranian Relations During the Revolutionary Era (1979-Present): All Over AgainThe Way AheadNotesIran-UAE RelationsRelations Prior to the Iranian RevolutionImpact of the Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War on Bilateral RelationsRelations During the Rafsanjani and Khatami ErasImpact of the Ahmadinejad Era and Sanctions on IranLooking Ahead: Relations Under Rowhani and the JCPOANotes
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