UNITED STATES’ FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND ITS IMPACT ON TERRORISM AFTER 9/11 (CASE STUDY: IRAQ)

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 Assistant Professor; Department of Political Sciences, University of Tehran, Iran

2 Ph.D; Political Sciences Department, University of Tehran, Iran

Abstract

Great powers politics have had great effects on terrorism in the Middle East. Regarding this fact, this article aims to examine the effects of U.S Middle Eastern policy on regional terrorism. The main question of this research is that what are the effects of U.S Middle Eastern Policy on terrorism in the Middle East? To answer this question, the main hypothesis of this article is that the militarization of the region by U.S Middle Eastern Policy has empowered terrorist groups.

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Volume 47, Issue 1
April 2017
Pages 41-56
  • Receive Date: 06 February 2016
  • Revise Date: 05 March 2017
  • Accept Date: 21 February 2016
  • First Publish Date: 21 March 2017