Deals with Rohani’s first term foreign policy in comprehensively
Analyses the actual impact of the nuclear deal on the Gulf regional politics, with especial emphasis on the Iran-Saudi Arabia balance of power and the internal implications at political and economic level
Showcases Iran's relationaships with other countries, such as Syria, Russia, Latin America, Africa and Gulf
Part of the book series: Contemporary Gulf Studies (CGS)
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Table of contents (11 chapters)
About this book
The book deals with President Hassan Rouhani’s conceptual approach to foreign policy. It discusses the main pillars of thinking underpinning Rouhani’s administration and the school of thought associated with it, with a focus on issues pertaining to development as well as international relations.
The signature of the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” in 2015 showed the Iranian commitment towards the international requests on guarantees and transparency on its nuclear enrichment program. The book analyses the actual impact of the nuclear deal on the Gulf regional politics, with especial emphasis on the Iran-Saudi Arabia balance of power and the internal implications at political and economic level. It will assess the success or failure of the nuclear deal JCPOA as a foreign policy tool and it impact for Iran and the region.
The book also analyses Iran’s relations with other gulf Arab states, Latin America, Africa and its ‘war on terror’ along with its allies Syria and Iraq.
- Foreign Policy
- International Relations
- Gulf Politics
- Iranian Politics
- Iranian Foreign Policy
Editors and Affiliations
Gulf Studies Center, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
About the editor
Luciano Zaccara is Research Assistant Professor in Gulf Politics at the Qatar University, Gulf Studies Center, Qatar, and Director of the Observatory on Politics and Elections in the Arab and Muslim World in Spain. He has been Assistant Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar, a visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Iranian Studies at Princeton University, and Visiting Researcher at Exeter University, Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies. He holds PhD in Arab and Islamic Studies from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain.
Book Title: Foreign Policy of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani's First Term (2013–2017)
Editors: Luciano Zaccara
Series Title: Contemporary Gulf Studies
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Singapore
Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020
Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-15-3923-7Published: 23 June 2020
Softcover ISBN: 978-981-15-3926-8Published: 24 June 2021
eBook ISBN: 978-981-15-3924-4Published: 22 June 2020
Series ISSN: 2662-320X
Series E-ISSN: 2662-3218
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XII, 235