Biden's Foreign Policy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Payame Noor University

2 Allameh Tabataba'i University


Before and after the election, Joe Biden has stated that one of his foreign policy
priorities is to formulate and pursue a new US policy towards Iran. At the heart of
Biden's "Iranian politics" is his return to JCPOA. However, there are ambiguities about
nature and quality of this policy and also USA return to JCPOA. Therefore, this article
tries to answer this question: What are the nature, components and coordinates of
Biden's foreign policy towards Iran and what will it be like? By documentary study
method and analyzing the speeches, letters, and statements made by Biden and his
foreign policy team, it is argued that Biden's foreign policy discourse is "liberal
internationalism." His nuclear policy is also based on a thematic and step-by-step link
to return to the JCPOA in the first step, strengthen and expand its provisions and
extend its time in the second step, and finally extend it to the missile program and
Iran's regional influence in the third step.


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