عنوان مقاله [English]
The Analysis of Syrian Crisis (2004-2018) and the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Interest
Dr. Mohsen Jalilvand
Since the past, US has adopted different security approaches towards the Middle East, including Iran. The security approaches resulted from a geopolitical condition of Iran, Persian Gulf, the role of energy, Israel, extremism in the region and Russia security approach. The US has pursued various security approaches towards Iran such as cooperation and confrontation. These approaches included the lack of commu-nism’s influence in Iran, two pillar policy, dual containment, security convergence with the Persian Gulf countries against Iran, Iran phobia and Shia crescent. The US doesn’t understand Iran’s realities because of its security approach, and consequently, it has an impact on tension between Iran and the US.
Key Words: Security, Iran, US, Dual Containment, Persian Gulf