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12 Jul 2024

To what extent has Iran been a destabilising force in the Middle East since 1989?

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

Iran is a non-Arab Shiite Muslim country of nearly 80 million people, heir to a thousand years of Persian history, and a major regional and international player. Involved for several decades in supporting various armed groups, some of them terrorists, operating in the Middle East and other...

12 Dec 2023

The Iranian Nuclear Program since 1953

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

The nuclear program has been a particular concern of the international community since its inception in 1957. The latest claims by the Islamic regime on the actual production of uranium enrichment have rekindled tensions, especially with the United States and Israel. But what are the real...

23 Nov 2022

Geopolitics of the Iranian Country

Course material - 16 pages - Political science

Islam became more militant after the fall of the caliphate. From the beginning of the 1920s, the Syrian Rashid Rida (1865-1935) was the first to refer to the notion of the Islamic State (al-dawla islamiyya), but without proposing a systematic political program. The return to Islamic Law...

31 Mar 2014

Occidental intelligences facing Middle East's quest for nuclear weapons: the case of Israel Vs. the case of Iran

Essay - 10 pages - International relations

The nuclear bomb is much more than a common weapon, it can determine the balance of the powers, it is a crucial point for understanding the international strategic relations: the nuclear bomb represents the possibility for a country to be wiped off the map. Between 1950 and 1990, it is important...

27 Jan 2011

The Iranian nuclear issue

Essay - 8 pages - International relations

Iran, a country regarded as a major red herring by Western powers, has been at the center of all debates on the international stage following the acceleration of its uranium enrichment program. The Iranian issue is presented now as "The central political issue of our time" mixing all the...

30 Mar 2010

The Iran hostage crisis

Essay - 2 pages - Educational studies

The Iran Hostage crisis occurred during a protest on November 4, 1979, outside of the American Embassy in Teheran, Iran. The protestors stormed the embassy, captured 66 people, and refused to release them until Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi came back to Iran to be tried for...

12 Jul 2010

Geopolitics of Iran

Thesis - 3 pages - International relations

Geopolitics can be defined as the art and practice of using political power over territories. Initially the term only applied to the primary aspect of political geography, but its usage evolved over the past century encompassing a wider significance. It is important to understand the geopolitical...

15 Jan 2009

The Iranian Issue: The emergence of a main potential threat for the international security

Essay - 6 pages - International relations

The Iranian regime appears to be one of the main present sources of threat for the international order and security. The nuclear programme that has been undertaken by its president Ahmadinezhad is raising strong tensions between this country and the main part of the rest of the world, even though...

15 Jan 2009

Solving the Iraninan nuclear crisis: Regime change versus diplomatic track

Essay - 10 pages - International relations

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, the hidden Iranian nuclear program starts in 1987. In December 2002, the United States accuses Iran to seek to develop a Weapons of Mass Destruction program and in June 2003, the IAEA reports after inspection of suspect sites that...

13 Jul 2009

Using social theory to examine social unrest in post-election Iran

Thesis - 4 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Religion has played a vital role in the development of civilization across all corners of the globe, and today is no exception. The reality is that much of the most notable events throughout the world's history have been influenced in a significant way by religion of one kind or another. The...

09 Jan 2009

Decision Making: Will the US Attack Iran?

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

Iran has always been a major concern in United States foreign policy. With almost seventy million inhabitants, three times the population of Iraq, the former Persia is a key actor in the Middle East. The diplomatic relations between America and Iran have fluctuated according to...

12 Mar 2009

Rock music in Iran and its impact on youth culture

Thesis - 5 pages - Social, moral & civic education

Every weekday in Tehran, it is a common scene to see hundreds of worried relatives and parents flock around one of the government buildings to find out whether or not their children have been arrested for breaking the moral laws of the Islamic state. Armed with cash and real estate deeds, these...

15 Jan 2009

Problems in multilateral diplomacy: Iran's nuclear program

Essay - 5 pages - International relations

“Iran now lies at the center of the Middle East's major problems”: civil wars in Iraq and Lebanon, development and security challenges in Afghanistan and in the Gulf, oil crisis, etc. But the main issue concerning the Islamic Republic of Iran for the international...

23 Apr 2008

When a Nation Misbehaves A Look as U.S./Iranian Relations

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

Political philosophers have been offering different ideologies regarding human nature and the development of governments for thousands of years. Some have claimed that humans are naturally good and compassionate whereas others have argued their selfish and brutish nature. Civilizations have...

04 Nov 2008

The developmental state in pre-revolutionary Iran

Essay - 8 pages - Political science

The oft-repeated maxim of Italian politics, that when Mussolini was in power, “at least the trains ran on time,” while probably inaccurate, summarizes well the widely popular belief that authoritarianism serves for (sometimes brutal) efficiency in government. Indeed the opposite saying...

12 Jul 2006

Contrast and compare the political ideology, support base and political strategy of the Pakistani Jamaat-i-Islami and the Iranian Islamic Revolution

Essay - 8 pages - Political science

The events of this beginning of century have shown the resistance and the diversity of an Islamism, which certain had already buried. According to Bobby S. Sayyid, ‘Islamism is a discourse that attempts to centre Islam within the political order. Islamism can range from the assertion of a...

24 Mar 2006

Iran's nuclear program

Essay - 9 pages - International relations

As diplomats from the 190 signatory countries gather in New York this week for the five-yearly review of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), Iran will surely be present in many minds. Although some warning signs had been issued by various intelligence services during the previous...

09 Mar 2002

'Washington bears a considerable amount of the responsibility for the radicalism of the Iranian Revolution and the resultant deterioration in US-Iranian relations'

Essay - 3 pages - International relations

'When examining the policies that the United States conducted toward Iran from 1945 to 1979, one cannot help but realize that Washington bears a considerable amount of the responsibility for the radicalism of the Iranian Revolution and the resultant deterioration in US-Iranian...

01 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: Bush's Second Term and Current Trends in the US Foreign Policy Establishment

Course material - 9 pages - Political life and election

After Bush's re-election in November 2004, there were some doubts about the kind of policy he would now follow, after the occupation of Iraq had revealed itself as a much more difficult undertaking than what the Administration had contemplated. Many felt at the time the President would vastly...

01 Aug 2022

The United States and the World - Transnational problems today as seen from Washington

Course material - 12 pages - Political science

In the document issued in September 2002, "The National Security Strategy of the USA", two essential goals of US national policy were stressed: the defeat of "Global terrorism" and "to prevent our enemies from threatening us, our allies, and our friends with weapons of mass destruction". Those...

01 Aug 2022

The European Union and its neighbors to the East and South-East of the Continent and to the Middle East

Course material - 11 pages - Political science

The European Union has still very limited means in terms of foreign and security and defense policy, and its members still follow quite different foreign policy agendas. But the EU confronts several and often growing problems and crisis in her immediate vicinity.

04 Aug 2022

US Foreign Policy since 2001: President Bush's first term

Course material - 11 pages - Political science

The period since 2001 has been a highly active one for the US: they waged a war in Afghanistan, another in Iraq and they may be preparing another one against Iran. The official rational in Washington, at least initially, for that activity, under the motto of "the war against terror", was...

06 Dec 2010

The status of Caspian 15 years after the fall of the USSR

Thesis - 27 pages - International relations

Until 1991, when the Soviet Union ended, the Caspian was controlled by two States, the USSR and, to a more limited extent, Iran. The dissolution of the USSR and the emergence of three new coastal states have changed this balance. The Caspian Sea is now acquiring an international dimension....

02 Jun 2008

The Black And White Revolution

Essay - 11 pages - International relations

“My heart is with our village people, and as I think of their future I believe I see a magnificent vista lying ahead.” Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Mission For My Country (1960) In the twenty years leading up to Islamic Revolution, the landscape of Iran underwent significant change....

24 Dec 2013

Farsi Language

Case study - 10 pages - Educational studies

The purpose of writing this essay will be to examine the various varieties of English that exist in Farsi language classrooms and also to determine the type of English language pronunciation that Iranian learners are aiming for and the interference of Farsi language in attaining the desired...

22 Mar 2012

The origins of Hezbollah

Essay - 10 pages - Political science

In this essay I will be focusing on the formation of Hezbollah, and will begin this exploration starting in 1943 until 1982. I would like to answer the question: Was Hezbollah created for Iranian interests? Iran's contemporary involvement in Hezbollah is sometimes referred to as...

24 Sep 2010

China-Middle East relations and how the natural resources affect their relations

Thesis - 6 pages - International relations

It remains without a doubt that the economic boom that China has witnessed in the last few decades had many implications for other regions of the world, including the Middle East. To fuel its ever increasing production and consumption patterns, and its ultimate search for economic profit, China...

07 Mar 2013

OPEC's effective resistance to strong western powers

Case study - 3 pages - Political science

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was one of the first organizations of the developing world to effectively resist Western superpowers. Before OPEC, Western countries colonized developing nations and exploited their natural resources with little resistance from these countries....

12 Jan 2009

The Trans-Afghan pipeline project: History, stakes and perspectives

Thesis - 8 pages - International relations

World competition around the natural resources of Central Asia and the Caspian is not new, but the collapse of the Soviet empire has revived it. This region, believed to possess huge oil and gas reserves, is also a point of contact of different civilizations and an arena for several competing...

16 Feb 2011

Joint venture between INPEX and NIOC

Case study - 4 pages - Management

During our second year of study at Inseec, we were taught a number of subjects including Business Ethics. To have a practical approach, we are conducting a study on the joint venture. In our case, we are interested in a joint venture between an Iranian company and a Japanese company. National...