History and Political Geography of Central Europe: Explaining the Rise of Euroscepticism and Nativism in Visegrad 4 countries.
1. History and Political Geography of Central Europe: Explaining the Rise of Euroscepticism and Nativism in Visegrad 4 countries.

Seyed Nader Nourbakhsh; Seyed Abbas Ahmadi; Qiuomars Yazdanpanah Dero; Abdolreza Faraji Rad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 August 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2021.322264.1209

Abstract
  The rise of the far right is one of the significant challenges facing European countries, the growing Eurosceptic and nativist attitudes in Central Europe has resulted in transforming ...  Read More
EU Economic & Financial Sanctions against Iran and their Human Rights Implications
2. EU Economic & Financial Sanctions against Iran and their Human Rights Implications

Roxana Niknami

Volume 4, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 473-506

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.303333.1151

Abstract
  Since the advent of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, the country has been continuously subject to severe sanctions by the Western countries, especially the United States. In all these ...  Read More
Brexit and the English School of International Relations: A Theoretical Study
3. Brexit and the English School of International Relations: A Theoretical Study

Mohammad Reza Saeid Abadi; Sam Mohammadpour

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 213-240

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2021.318224.1196

Abstract
  By causing a serious gap in the optimistic literature on European integration processes, Brexit has provided numerous challenges for international relations theorists. In ...  Read More
Diaspora Identity: A Profile of Iraqi Immigrants in the USA
4. Diaspora Identity: A Profile of Iraqi Immigrants in the USA

Mehdi Bahmani; Javad Etaat

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 95-132

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.310927.1178

Abstract
  Since the late 19th century, Iraqi immigrants have formed a community in the United States, which is widely known as a part of the Arab-Muslim diaspora in the country, while the reality ...  Read More
Congressional Foreign Policy Actors on the Two Iran Banking Sanction Laws during the Obama Administration
5. Congressional Foreign Policy Actors on the Two Iran Banking Sanction Laws during the Obama Administration

Mohammad Ali Mousavi; Marzieh Javadi Arjmand

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 687-730

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.245680.1040

Abstract
  The United States and Iran as former allies turned into adversaries after the Islamic Revolution of 1979. Since then the United States has tried to contain Iran as a state ...  Read More
Medical Tourism Opportunities: Iran as a Destination Country for Azerbaijani Medical Tourists
6. Medical Tourism Opportunities: Iran as a Destination Country for Azerbaijani Medical Tourists

Kambiz Mokhtari; Mohammad Mohammadzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 789-837

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.300095.1140

Abstract
  The medical tourism industry comprises a combination of tourism and medical services and has attracted the attention of most developed and developing countries during the ...  Read More
Kurdish Movements and Distributive Power Structures: A Theoretical Model to Understand the Rise and Fall of Kurdish Movements
7. Kurdish Movements and Distributive Power Structures: A Theoretical Model to Understand the Rise and Fall of Kurdish Movements

Siamak Bahrami

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 839-877

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.296247.1134

Abstract
  Many studies have been conducted on the Kurds and their movements. Most authors have considered historical dimensions or applied limited theoretical variables, but have not ...  Read More
Obama’s Counterterrorism Policy and the Washington Post’s Editorials: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media-State Interaction
8. Obama’s Counterterrorism Policy and the Washington Post’s Editorials: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media-State Interaction

Saeid Reza Ameli; Touraj Shiralilou

Volume 3, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 445-481

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.266827.1069

Abstract
  American mass media’s relation with the US government in foreign policy decision-making has been the subject of numerous studies in the interdisciplinary field of political ...  Read More
Fragile States: the Birthplace of Non-State Armed Groups in West Asia
9. Fragile States: the Birthplace of Non-State Armed Groups in West Asia

Javad Sharbaf

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 233-270

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.282368.1107

Abstract
  Due to both internal and external factors, Western Asia has long been suffering from security tribulations and political instability. The institution of various military and militia ...  Read More
Institutional Analysis of Corruption Configurations in South-West Asian Countries: A Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)
10. Institutional Analysis of Corruption Configurations in South-West Asian Countries: A Fuzzy-Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis (fsQCA)

Masoueh Mahmoudian; Aliasghar Firozjayan; Mohammadreza Taleban

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 305-343

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.288546.1117

Abstract
  Considering corruption as one of the chronic harms of the administrative system, and the social factor affecting economic growth, the present study sought to explain, for the first ...  Read More
Hindu-Muslim Relationship in Bollywood in post 26/11: A Content Analysis of Movies (2008-2018)
11. Hindu-Muslim Relationship in Bollywood in post 26/11: A Content Analysis of Movies (2008-2018)

Maziar Mozaffari Falarti; Hamideh Molaei; Asra Karim

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 345-377

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.276334.1092

Abstract
  This study investigates the representations of Hindu-Muslim relationship in Bollywood movies from 2008 to 2018. It is assumed that after 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, which are known ...  Read More
Israel Advocacy in the Academic Field: The Case of Terrorism Studies
12. Israel Advocacy in the Academic Field: The Case of Terrorism Studies

Elham Kadkhodaee

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 409-444

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.286488.1111

Abstract
  Research on the special relationship between the United States and Israel has usually been focused on strategic aspects, whilst fewer scholars have focused on non-material dimensions ...  Read More
A Qualitative Content Analysis of US Foreign Policy towards Cuba during Barack Obama’s Administration: Hegemony or Leadership?
13. A Qualitative Content Analysis of US Foreign Policy towards Cuba during Barack Obama’s Administration: Hegemony or Leadership?

Mohammad Ali Mousavi; Elaheh Nourigholamizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 445-481

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69040

Abstract
  The United States’ relations with Cuba are rooted in the US intervention in the process of Cuba’s independence from Spain in the 1890s. The US preserved its interest-based ...  Read More
Geopolitical Divergence in the League of Arab States from a Neorealist Point of View
14. Geopolitical Divergence in the League of Arab States from a Neorealist Point of View

Reza Simbar; Tohid Afzali; Mohsen Asgarian

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 321-353

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.241724.1025

Abstract
  The League of Arab States (also known as the Arab League) is well past its sixth decade of establishment. However, it has a long way to go to achieve the objectives enumerated in its ...  Read More
The Regional Context of Human Rights in the Middle East
15. The Regional Context of Human Rights in the Middle East

Seyed Hadi Borhani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 127-159

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.65221

Abstract
  Human rights situation in the Middle East (ME) is a central concern in contemporary political as well as academic discourses. There is a considerable amount of literature on the subject, ...  Read More