Worlds apart : a documentary history of US-Iranian relations, 1978-2018 /

A relationship beset with extraordinary acrimony, the US and Iran rarely see eye-to-eye, if only to avoid war or nuclear catastrophe. What is at the core of this troubled rivalry that has stymied policymakers and scholars alike? Using a carefully selected collection of White House, CIA, State Depart...

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Main Authors: Byrne, Malcolm (Author), Byrne, Kian (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • How to read a declassified document
  • Chronology of events
  • Blindsided : confronting the Revolution and the Hostage Crisis, 1977-1981
  • Turmoil in the Gulf
  • the Iran-Iraq War and the spread of radical Islam, 1980-1989
  • Leaps of faith : from containment to dialogue, 1990-2000
  • Missed opportunities : from 9/11 to Iraq to the nuclear impasse, 2001-2008
  • Breakthrough : long road to a short-lived deal, 2009-2016
  • Epilogue: D�ej�a vu after four decades, 2017-2018.