Politics, Economy and International Relations
Series: The Contemporary Middle East
This is the first comprehensive survey of the forces which have been shaping and changing modern Iran and Iran’s foreign relations. In considering Pahlavi Iran, it looks at the roots of the 1979 revolution and the forces which were unleashed then. Anoushiravan Ehteshami reflects on how the country’...
To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge
As the economies of East Asia grow ever stronger, their need for energy resources increases, which in turn compels closer relations with the countries of the Middle East. This book examines the developing relations between the countries of East Asia, especially China and Japan, with the countries...
To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge
Middle Powers in a Penetrated Regional System
It has been the dominant view that both Syria in the 1980s and Iran today have acted as rogue states in the Middle East threatening to upset the stability of the region. In this innovative new study, Anoushiravan Ehteshami and Raymond Hinnebusch show that these two countries have in fact acted in a...
Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge
Carter and Ehteshami consider the significant geopolitical, economic and security links between the Middle East and the wider Asian world - links which are often overlooked when the Middle East is considered in isolation or in terms of its relations with the West, but which are of growing...
Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
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...
Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge
Much attention in the West has focused on Iran as a problem country. This book challenges the representations of Iran as a hostile regional power led by ideologues, and goes further by discussing how international relations are viewed from inside Iran itself, outlining the factors which underpin...
Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge
Political Economy, War and Revolution
The Persian Gulf has come to represent one of the most strategically significant waterways of the world. In terms of geography, geopolitics, resources, global political economy, and regional influence, the Gulf is perhaps home to the world’s most significant group of countries. Focusing on the...
Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge
Old games, new rules
Examining globalization in the Middle East, this book provides a much needed assessment of the impact of globalization in the ‘greater’ Middle East, including North Africa, in the context of the powerful geopolitical forces at work in shaping the region today. Written by a well-known authority in...
Published October 2nd 2008 by Routledge
The Iranian Second Republic
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...
Published February 22nd 1995 by Routledge