Original Article
Threat Perceptions and Security Dilemma in the Middle East
1. Threat Perceptions and Security Dilemma in the Middle East

Homeira Moshirzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 27 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 5-33

Abstract
  There has been an almost unprecedented degree of hostility and hostile rhetorical exchanges during the last few years among major regional actors in the Middle East. Many observers ...  Read More
Original Article
American Cultural Politics towards Iran and South Africa; A Comparative Analysis
2. American Cultural Politics towards Iran and South Africa; A Comparative Analysis

Mohammad Javad Bakhtiari

Volume 9, Issue 27 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 35-57

Abstract
  The U.S., Iran and South Africa are important countries in the world. However, while the U.S. is regarded as a global power, Iran and South Africa are considered as regional powers. ...  Read More
Original Article
The Impact of International Sanctions on Iran’s Transition to Sustainability: The Case of Socio-technical Systems of Car Fuel in Iran (1980-2015)
3. The Impact of International Sanctions on Iran’s Transition to Sustainability: The Case of Socio-technical Systems of Car Fuel in Iran (1980-2015)

Tahereh Miremadi

Volume 9, Issue 27 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 59-89

Abstract
  This paper aims to study the impact of the economic sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic of Iran during the years 1980- 2015, by reviewing the sustainability transition of the ...  Read More
Original Article
Saudi Arabia’s Failed Power Projections since the Arab Spring
4. Saudi Arabia’s Failed Power Projections since the Arab Spring

Paul Antonopoulos

Volume 9, Issue 27 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 92-122

Abstract
  Although Saudi Arabia is the largest Arab power, it has been restricted and countered by Iran that is challenging the control of the regional order from U.S.-backed states. The paper ...  Read More
Original Article
Oil and Saudi-Iranian Tensions (2001-2019)
5. Oil and Saudi-Iranian Tensions (2001-2019)

Saeed Mirtorabi

Volume 9, Issue 27 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 125-144

Abstract
  Iran and Saudi Arabia are going through one of their worst periods of their relations. They have long been serious competitors for each other in the Middle East, and the rivalry seems ...  Read More
Original Article
Iran and Saudi Arabia: Analysis of Divergence
6. Iran and Saudi Arabia: Analysis of Divergence

Alireza Koohkan

Volume 9, Issue 27 , Summer and Autumn 2018, Pages 147-168

Abstract
  Subsequent to Mena incident in 2015 and the victimization of several thousand citizens of Muslim countries with nearly half of Iranian nationals, diplomatic and political relations ...  Read More