Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic


“Savvy and accessible . . . A shrewd, timely guide to Iran’s schisms, interests and ambitions.”―The Washington Post Book World

In Hidden Iran, leading Middle East expert Ray Takeyh demystifies the Iranian regime and shows how this pivotal country’s internal conflicts have produced its belligerent international posture, especially toward the United States. With President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pushing the development of a nuclear program, making a play for regional preeminence, and stirring up anti-Israel sentiment, the consequences of not understanding Iran have never been higher. Takeyh explains why this country continues to confound American expectations and offers a new paradigm for managing our relations with this rising power―at a time when getting Iran right has become increasingly urgent for America.

Author: Ray Takeyh
ISBN: 9780805086614
Binding: Paperback,
272 Pages
Published Year: 2006
Language: English


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Weight 0.28 kg
Dimensions 20.3 × 13.4 × 1.9 cm