DOI: 10.17265/2159-5526/2019.04.005
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Enayatollah Yazdani

Abstract: For decades, Iran was a strategic ally of the United States and had been playing a significant role in US strategy in the Middle East region. Yet, the relations between Washington and Tehran have been facing a difficult situation since 1979. For about 40 years, many events have taken place, which are basically rooted in their ideology, strategy, and interests, and have damaged the interaction between the two countries. The new tensions between the two nations have started since May 2019 which have raised many …

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