Prospect of the US Strategy against the Islamic Republic of Iran

Document Type : Research Paper



  Enjoying the methods and techniques of future studies, the paper reviews the US – Iran relationship during the last three decades and then it considers the possible US approach against Iran in the next decade.  According to the authors of the paper, the future US possible option against Iran will be confrontation together with a degree of limited cooperation on regional issues. This kind of approach can be better understood based on the concept of smart power in the American foreign policy.