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Rogers P. The Second Bush Administration and US Policy Towards Iran. IQBQ. 12 (1) :55-66
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-4196-en.html
Department of Peace Studies, Bradford University, UK
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The present article discusses about the US security policy after the incident of 11 September 2001, with reference to the Middle East, in general and Iran in particular. The author focuses the design of current US administration and its endeavor to capture some of the strategic places in the name of terrorism and as a savior of democracy such as in Afghanistan and Iraq, although those designs have brought uneasiness and destruction in those countries. Further, this paper highlights the emergence of neo-conservatism and Christian Zionism and their evil design since the creation of Israel, who sees the State of Israel as the fulfillment of biblical prophecies. Although the Christian Zionism took root during the Second World War, however, the current Bush administration have seen coming together of this movement with neo-conservatism. This paper also discusses US presence in Iraq and continuous use of its surveillance to monitor the Iranian defense establishment as well as rhetoric from Washing-ton, especially from the neo-conservatives commentators, for the Iranian nuclear issue.
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Received: 2010/06/13 | Accepted: 2005/06/13 | Published: 2010/06/13

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