Research Paper
The United States National Security Strategy under Bush and Obama: Continuity and Change
1. The United States National Security Strategy under Bush and Obama: Continuity and Change

Mohammad Jamshidi; Farnaz Noori

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

http://dx.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
Research Paper
A Theoretical Study of Solidarity in American Society: The Case of the “Ground Zero Mosque” Controversy
2. A Theoretical Study of Solidarity in American Society: The Case of the “Ground Zero Mosque” Controversy

Fatemeh Mohammadi; Hamed Mousavi

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

http://dx.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
Research Paper
A Review of the Performance of the International Atomic Energy Agency Regarding Pakistan’s Nuclear Activities
3. A Review of the Performance of the International Atomic Energy Agency Regarding Pakistan’s Nuclear Activities

Hossein Moein Abadi Bidgoli; Mohammad Davand

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, Pages 223-253

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.242257.1031

Abstract
  Among the significant issues of the subcontinental region, one can refer to the concern over Pakistan’s inability to maintain the security of its nuclear facilities, the illegal ...  Read More
Research Paper
Social Factors in Cartoon Analysis through French Specialists
4. Social Factors in Cartoon Analysis through French Specialists

Jean-Claude Gardes; Nasrin Fakhri; Hadi Dolatabadi

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, Pages 255-279

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.242447.1033

Abstract
  Since their appearance, cartoons and their creators took interest in social and political facts and figures. Often a more direct witness than a text, cartoons were quickly transformed ...  Read More
Research Paper
Analyzing the Consequences of the UAE Creating Artificial Islands in The Persian Gulf (Considering the Copenhagen School)
5. Analyzing the Consequences of the UAE Creating Artificial Islands in The Persian Gulf (Considering the Copenhagen School)

Ahmad Jalinoosi; Saeedeh Moradifar

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, Pages 281-313

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.242117.1030

Abstract
  In recent years, the United Arab Emirates has begun creating artificial islands in the Persian Gulf. These actions have sparked many concerns throughout the region, particularly from ...  Read More
Research Paper
Sociological Critique of Baha Tāher’s East of the Palms
6. Sociological Critique of Baha Tāher’s East of the Palms

Ezzat Molla Ebrahimi; Mohammad Safaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Autumn 2017, Pages 315-337

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2017.242110.1029

Abstract
  Literature, in addition to its aesthetic and artistic aspects, has always been a reflection of social and cultural realities and characteristics of its respective era and society. Sociological ...  Read More