دکتری روابط بین الملل دانشکده حقوق و علوم سیاسی دانشگاه تهران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Political developments in The Middle east expanded in February 2011 and led to the fall of Ben Ali’s regime in Tunisia, Mobarak in Egypt and Ali Abdollah Salleh in Yemen. In this new conditions, cultural and identity symbols found more pivotal roles and places. Marginal players changed the power equation in the center, and Westphalian features of power and authority lost their functions. In this new international climate , Identity acts more importantly than that of classical age of positivism and rationalism .Therefore, some aspects of geo-cultural changes that formed in the regional fields , have caused struggle between different forces . In this climate, some factors such as geo - politics of resistance are to be mentioned .The process means an emergence of confrontation between resistance rooted in identity, and models based on attempts to save status quo politics.