عنوان مقاله [English]
The Foreign Policy of Islamic Republic of Iran and USA toward Syrian Crisis
Dr. Rahmat Hajimineh
Mohammad Asghari Nazari Zadeh
The Islamic Republic of Iran and United States of America since Islamic Revolution in 1979 constantly have been involved in indirect conflict and tension in the Middle East. Meanwhile, one of the issues that escalate the level of tension between two states recently has been Syrian crisis which became one of the most complicated political and security challenges in the region.
Therefore, this paper aims to study the strategy of Islamic Republic of Iran and USA toward Syrian crisis from 2011 to 2016 through descriptive- analytical method in order to answer this main question that, what are the fundamental elements and causes of the main strategy of Iran and USA toward Syrian crisis?
The main hypothesis of this paper is that regarding the significance of Syria, Iran’s foreign policy is based upon status quo while the base of USA’ foreign policy is reversion or in other words;change regime. The macro strategies which define their instruments and tactics.
Keywords: Foreign Policy, Realism, Syria, Islamic Republic of Iran, USA