Congressional Foreign Policy Actors on the Two Iran Banking Sanction Laws during the Obama Administration
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 , October 2019, , Pages 687-730

https://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
Obama’s Counterterrorism Policy and the Washington Post’s Editorials: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media-State Interaction
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 , July 2019, , Pages 445-481

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.266827.1069

Abstract
  American mass media’s relation with the US government in foreign policydecision-making has been the subject of numerous studies in the interdisciplinaryfield of political communication. ...  Read More
Fiction and Politics of Islamophobia: A Case Study of Greg Hrbek’s Not on Fire, but Burning
Fiction and Politics of Islamophobia: A Case Study of Greg Hrbek’s Not on Fire, but Burning

Seyed Mohammad Marandi; Seyed Habib Mousavi; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 483-516

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.286634.1113

Abstract
  Islamophobia is defined as a closed-minded hatred, fear or prejudice toward Islam and Muslims that result in discrimination, marginalization, and oppression. This phenomenon was strengthened ...  Read More
A Visual Framing Analysis of French and US Political Cartoons on Trump's Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal
A Visual Framing Analysis of French and US Political Cartoons on Trump's Withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal

Hadi Dolatabadi; Zeinab Ghasemi Tari

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 605-647

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2020.289255.1119

Abstract
  The present study examines how Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, 2018 was framed in political cartoons published in the ...  Read More
Israel Advocacy in the Academic Field: The Case of Terrorism Studies
Israel Advocacy in the Academic Field: The Case of Terrorism Studies

Elham Kadkhodaee

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

https://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
VoA Special English for Persian Learners from the Perspective of Persian Speakers: A Critical Analysis
VoA Special English for Persian Learners from the Perspective of Persian Speakers: A Critical Analysis

Khadijeh Karimi Alavijeh; S. Susan Marandi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 109-159

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.278601.1099

Abstract
  Using modern, electronic technology to promote the culture and worldview of technology producers and to subjugate its consumers is the gist of what McPhail (2006) calls electronic colonialism ...  Read More
Knowledge Politics of the American Academia on Women’s Citizenship in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Islamoromic vs. Islamoveritic Understandings
Knowledge Politics of the American Academia on Women’s Citizenship in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Islamoromic vs. Islamoveritic Understandings

Zohreh Nosrat Kharazmi; Saied Reza Ameli

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 573-603

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.261623.1061

Abstract
  Islam’s view on the status of women has been among the controversial topics in the American universities in recent decades. The rise of the political Islam and its embodiment ...  Read More
The Prospect of the United States and Saudi Arabia Relations in Light of Khashoggi Murder
The Prospect of the United States and Saudi Arabia Relations in Light of Khashoggi Murder

Zahra Aghamohammadi; Ali Omidi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 605-632

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.256100.1054

Abstract
  A decade after the establishment of the Saudi regime Riyadh and Washington constructed a strategic alliance between themselves in 1945. On the other hand, given the “Pivot to ...  Read More
Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” Policy (2011- 2016): the Case of China
Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” Policy (2011- 2016): the Case of China

Hassan Hosseini; Mohammad Ali Mousavi; Mohammad Khosh Haikal Azad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 633-674

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.257644.1056

Abstract
  It has been argued and stated that the 21st century is America's Pacific Century, the century or millennium of Asia, and century or era of China, the inevitable superpower. This paper ...  Read More
A Qualitative Content Analysis of US Foreign Policy towards Cuba during Barack Obama’s Administration: Hegemony or Leadership?
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 , July 2018, , Pages 445-481

https://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
A Comparative Study of the Principles of Fair Proceeding in Iran with Tax Litigation Patterns in the United States, Britain, France and Germany
A Comparative Study of the Principles of Fair Proceeding in Iran with Tax Litigation Patterns in the United States, Britain, France and Germany

Hossien Norouzi; Sajjad Hushmandi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 507-548

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.69042

Abstract
  One of the most important economic topics in every country is considering tax issues as a way of increasing the government's income through attracting public confidence by observing ...  Read More
Dearborn-Detroit Michigan: Ethnography of Faith and the U.S. Domestic and Foreign Policy Axis
Dearborn-Detroit Michigan: Ethnography of Faith and the U.S. Domestic and Foreign Policy Axis

Hassan Hosseini

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 69-86

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2018.65219

Abstract
  The relationship between ethnic and faith communities in the United States and domestic forces relating to a converging and diverging social contract on the one hand, and US foreign, ...  Read More
The United States National Security Strategy under Bush and Obama: Continuity and Change
The United States National Security Strategy under Bush and Obama: Continuity and Change

Mohammad Jamshidi; Farnaz Noori

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2017, , Pages 175-197

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.23675.1010

Abstract
  The foreign policy of states determines the way they behave in the international arena. Accurate analysis of official foreign policy documents of a country is helpful in that it shows ...  Read More
A Theoretical Study of Solidarity in American Society: The Case of the “Ground Zero Mosque” Controversy
A Theoretical Study of Solidarity in American Society: The Case of the “Ground Zero Mosque” Controversy

Fatemeh Mohammadi; Hamed Mousavi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2017, , Pages 199-222

https://doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.241241.1022

Abstract
  The paper uses the case study of the controversy regarding the construction of a mosque near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in Manhattan, New York, to analyze the different ...  Read More