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Iran’s National Security Policy


Auteur : Shahram Chubin
Éditeur : Carnegie Endowment Date & Lieu : 1994, Washington
Préface : Geoffrey Kemp Pages : 110
Traduction : ISBN : 0-87003-031-0
Langue : AnglaisFormat : 150x215 mm
Code FIKP : Liv. Eng. Chu. Ira. N° 2906Thème : Général

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Iran’s National Security Policy

Iran’s National Security Policy

Shahram Chubin


Carnegie Endowment


Iran was defeated by Iraq in a brutal eight year war that ended in July 1985. Thirty months later Iraq itself was defeated by the allied forces assembled in Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Storm. Iran’s military leaders have carefully examined the reasons for their own defeat and why the allies won. Iran is now embarked on a major rearmament program which has alarmed its neighbors and caused much concern in Washington. How dangerous is the Iranian military build -up and what are the strategic objectives of the Islamic regime? This book addresses these important issues in the context of the dangerous, perplexing and ever changing regional politics of the Persian Gulf.

Shahram Chubin is the co-author (with Charles Tripp) of Iran and Iraq at War, (Westview-/L.B, Tauris, 1988) and an independent.


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Table Of Contents

Introduction / T

Iran's Security Perspectives
Russia and the New North Turkey: Secular Neighbor The Persian Gulf
Revolutionary Stances: Symbolism and Solidarity
Israel - Palestine: Foreign Policy or Security Issue?
National Security Priorities

Lessons Of Iran's Recent Experience / 17
Preparedness and a Professional Armed Force Self-Reliance and
Diversification of Arms Suppliers The Technology Edge and the
Complacency of International Bodies
Missiles and Chemical Weapons: Bitter Experience;
Appropriate Lessons?
Missile Use in the Two Wars
Observations About Missile Use
Lessons About Chemical Weaponry
Iran’s Leaders and Their Conclusions from the War
An Approach to Security Conditioned by War

Arms Policies And Programs / 29
Bloc Obsolescence Force Structure
Domestic Production and Patterns of Procurement
Military Effort in Perspective
Focuses of Efforts in Arms Procurement Programs
The Air Force
The Navy
Missiles and Weapons of Mass Destruction
Nuclear Technology or Weapons?

Impact On Regional And International Security / 57
Iraq: Planning for Recurrent Rounds of Conflict
The Gulf States: Cooperation or Domination?
The United States: Deterrence versus Access Israel:
New Adversary or Symbolic Foe?

Decision making And National Security / 65
The Domestic Context: Foreign Policy as Common
Ground Among Warring Factions
The Domestic Constraint: The Wavering Appeal of Revolution
Iran’s Decision making: Extremist Norms - Opaque Process

Conclusions / 75

Endnotes / 81



Tables and Figures

Table 1 / 27
Table 2 / 31
Table 3 / 36
Table 4 / 37
Table 5 / 39
Table 6 / 58
Table 7 / 79
Figure 1 / 69
Figure 2 / 72

Map 1: Iran in the Region: Conflict and Disorder / 4
Map 2: Missiles and Regional Linkages, follows end notes




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