A Spiral of Distrust: Contingencies of US Decisions in 1978–79 and the Emergence of an Anti-American Path in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Policy
A Spiral of Distrust: Contingencies of US Decisions in 1978–79 and the Emergence of an Anti-American Path in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Foreign Policy

Mohammad Samiei; Janice Webster

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 47-82

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2022.335584.1256

Abstract
  The anti-American inclination of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s foreign policy-making is well established, and the bitter aspects of the two nation’s history well known. ...  Read More
Power from Revolution: The Configuration and Evolution of Iran’s Political Identity Reflected in the Supreme Leaders’ Hajj Messages
Power from Revolution: The Configuration and Evolution of Iran’s Political Identity Reflected in the Supreme Leaders’ Hajj Messages

Mohammad Samiei; Na Shao-Qian

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 437-470

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2021.313660.1183

Abstract
  This research sheds light on what has constituted and defined Iran’s post-revolutionary political identity and provides insights into its development with important socio-political ...  Read More
Weapons of Mass Destruction in Context; Investigating the Links between Militarization and Godlessness of Modern Politics
Weapons of Mass Destruction in Context; Investigating the Links between Militarization and Godlessness of Modern Politics

Mohammad Samiei

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 551-578

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.281316.1103

Abstract
  Modern brutality, which found its culmination in using weapons of mass destruction (WMD) against humanity, is the dark side of the principal teachings of the Enlightenment. The great ...  Read More
The Different Layers of Islam in Interaction with Politics: a Comparative Analysis of Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey
The Different Layers of Islam in Interaction with Politics: a Comparative Analysis of Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey

Mohammad Samiei

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 383-406

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69037

Abstract
  This study attempts to assess the different ways through which Islam as a religion can impact politics. In fact, the notion that is collectively labeled as Islam and its re-interpretation ...  Read More