Principles and Foundations of Foreign Policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran: A Survey on the Texts

Document Type : Research Paper



Academic books and resources as one of the main references in studying the foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran are focused and considered in this paper. Therefore, the paper attempts to find out what principles and foundations are introduced in those texts? Based on this paper's hypothesis, the main concern of these texts has been the conflict of Idealism versus Realism which is illustrated in three sections: historical aspect, Idealism versus Realism in the context of the Revolutionary, Islamic and Nationalistic approaches and finally some suggestions to coupe with paradoxical issues in this regard.


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