Research Paper
Reassessing Britain’s Withdrawal from the Persian Gulf in 1971 and its Military Return in 2014
1. Reassessing Britain’s Withdrawal from the Persian Gulf in 1971 and its Military Return in 2014

Hessameddin Vaez-Zadeh; Reza Javadi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-44

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.278750.1101

Abstract
  The primary concern of this research is to reassess the British foreign policy, focusing on its military withdrawal in 1971 from the Persian Gulf and its return in 2014. The Persian ...  Read More
Research Paper
Iran and Security Complex in the Persian Gulf
2. Iran and Security Complex in the Persian Gulf

Fatemeh Shayan

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 45-73

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.276060.1094

Abstract
  This article enters into the debate on the link between security and identity by looking at the security context in the states surrounding the Persian Gulf, particularly Iran. Earlier ...  Read More
Research Paper
The Rise and Fall of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process
3. The Rise and Fall of the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process

Hamed Mousavi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 75-107

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.272092.1077

Abstract
  This article examines the rise and fall of the Peace Process and questions the reason for which the United States of America was successful in bringing the two sides to the negotiating ...  Read More
Research Paper
VoA Special English for Persian Learners from the Perspective of Persian Speakers: A Critical Analysis
4. 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 , Winter 2019, Pages 109-159

http://dx.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
Research Paper
Discussion on Russia-Iran Bilateral Trade in the Modern Era with emphasis on Russia’s Economy
5. Discussion on Russia-Iran Bilateral Trade in the Modern Era with emphasis on Russia’s Economy

Jahangir Karami; Ehsan Rasoulinezhad; Shahab Alddin Shokri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 161-198

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.272325.1079

Abstract
  This paper is an empirical attempt to investigate bilateral trade flow between Iran and Russia. To this end, we used statistical analyses on macroeconomic series over the period of ...  Read More
Research Paper
Saudi Arabia’s Aggressive Oil Policy against Iran (2011-2016)
6. Saudi Arabia’s Aggressive Oil Policy against Iran (2011-2016)

saeed mirtorabi mirtorabi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 199-232

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/wsps.2019.273394.1085

Abstract
  Iran and Saudi Arabia have long been engaged in heated rivalry and conflict in the Middle East. These two regional powers are both major oil-exporting countries; in major foreign policy ...  Read More