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Iran: A Rising Power?

Apr 27, 2016 04:30PM to 06:30PM
Robertson Hall
Bowl 001


Open to the Public
Amin Saikal AM, FASSA, Professor of Political Science, Public Policy Fellow, and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (Middle East and Central Asia) at the Australian National University

The Iranian Islamic Government has had a very difficult journey since its advent under the leadeship of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini thirty-seven years ago.  Its theocratic nature and anti-hegemon domestic and foreign policy stance have posed serious regional and international challenges, making Iran an oddity in world politics.

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