IRAN


November 2008

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


Contents

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General Information


Internet Resources

Central Intelligence Agency.  The World Factbook:  Iran.  September 4, 2008.
Available online at:  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ir.html

Council on Foreign Relations.  Iran.
Available online at:  http://www.cfr.org/region/404/iran.html
Offers access to various reports on Iran.  A keyword search for "Iran" using the website's internal search engine will access many more reports.

Economist.com.  Country Briefings:  Iran.
Available online at:  http://www.economist.com/countries/Iran/

Offers recent news, fact sheets, and forecasts.

Economist Intelligence Unit.  Country Profile 2008 - Iran.  London, 2008.  33 p.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=34835947&site=ehost-live
Provides an overview of the country’s politics, demographics, resources, infrastructure, and economy.  For politics, it offers information on Iran's political background, institutions, and recent developments.  Also provides sections on economic structure, policy, performance and trends.

Iran Daily.
Available online at:  http://www.iran-daily.com/1387/3254/html/

Online newspaper.

Islamic Republic News Agency.
Available online at:  http://www1.irna.ir/en/

Library of Congress.  Portals of the World:  Iran.
Available online at:  http://www.loc.gov/rr/international/amed/iran/iran.html

United States Library of Congress website offers links to selected internet resources on Iran's culture, media, religion, society, embassies, etc.

National Defense University.  MiPal:  Iran.
Available online at:  http://merln.ndu.edu/index.cfm?secID=143&pageID=3&type=section

Provides access to full-text reports on U.S. policy, human rights, regional relations, nuclear program, news sources, and research and analysis.

Stanford University.  Iranian Cultural Information Center
Available online at:  http://tehran.stanford.edu/
Contains information about the people and cultures of Iran.

United States.  Department of State.  Background Note:  Iran.  March 2008.
Offers a concise article on Iran's people, political conditions, foreign relations, geography, and economy.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5314.htm

United States.  Department of State.  Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs.  Iran.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/p/nea/ci/c2404.htm
Provides links to numerous reports and documents on Iran discussing sanctions, human rights, congressional testimony, photo gallery and fact sheets.


Books

Elliot, Jason.  Mirrors of the Unseen:  Journeys in Iran.  New York, St. Martin's Press, 2006.  416 p.
Book call no.:  915.504 E46m

Global Studies:  Middle East, edited by William Spencer.  12th ed.  Washington, McGraw Hill, 2009.  256 p.
Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), pp 55-71.  Offers basic country information including recent history, ethnic diversity, and foreign policy.
Book call no.:  R 956 G562g 12th ed. 2009

Jane's Information Group.  Jane's Sentinel:  The Gulf States.  Alexandria, VA, Jane's Information Group, 2008.  1 vol.
Iran, pp 53-167.  Provides information on security issues, political leadership, infrastructure, demography, internal affairs, external affairs, the structure of the armed forces, and economy.
Book call no.:  R 953.6 J33 Iss 22 2008

Lorentz, John H.  Historical Dictionary of Iran.  Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2007.  479 p.
Book call no.:  955.003 L868h

Middle East and North Africa 2008.  New York, Routledge, 2007.  1418 p.
Iran, pp 401-468.  Provides information on the physical and social geography, history, economy, a statistics survey, directory and bibliography.
Book call no.:  R 915.6 M627 2008

Peters, James.  The Arab World Handbook:  Arabian Peninsula and Iraq Edition.  London, Stacey International, 2005.  248 p.
Book call no.:  915.30453 P482a 2005

Price, Massoume.  Iran's Diverse Peoples:  A Reference Sourcebook.  Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO, 2005.  376 p.
Gives timelines of Iran's various tribes and ethnic groups dating from 3000-800 B.C. to the 20th century.
Book call no.:  955.004 P946i


Economic


Internet Resources

Economist Intelligence Unit.  Country Profile 2008 - Iran:  Economy.  London, 2008.  14 p.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=34835953&site=ehost-live
Provides sections on economic structure, policy, performance and trends, pp 18-30.  Includes economic indicator charts on page 2.

Ilias, Shayerah.  Iran's Economy.  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, August 22, 2008.  43 p.
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/110402.pdf

Weiss, Martin A. and Sanford, Jonathan E.  The World Bank and Iran.  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, January 28, 2008.  43 p.
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/102642.pdf


Books

Alamdari, Kazem.  Why the Middle East Lagged Behind:  The Case of Iran.  New York, University Press of America, 2005.  341 p.
Book call no.:  333.3155 A318w

Howard, Roger.  Iran Oil:  The New Middle East Challenge to America.  New York, I. B. Tauris, 2007.  182 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 H851ia

Mafinezam, Alidad and Mehrabi, Aria.  Iran and Its Place Among Nations.  Westport, CT, Praeger, 2008.  141 p.
Part Four:  Pathways to Development: The Search for Stable Progress, pp 85-106.  Part Four offers chapters on developing Iran's energy sector, economic reform, rural development, and education.
Book call no.:  327.55 M187i

Malm, Andreas and Esmailian, Shora.  Iran on the Brink:  Rising Workers and Threats of War.  Ann Arbor, MI, Pluto Press, 2007.  262 p.
Book call no.:  320.955 M256i

United States.  Congress.  Joint Economic Committee.  Energy and the Iranian Economy.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 2nd session, July 25, 2006.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  62 p.
Book call no.:  333.790955 U58e


Periodicals

Calabrese, John.  Iran's Perplexing Gasoline Shortage.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 14-16, August 2007.

Clawson, Patrick.  The Islamic Republic's Economic Failure.  Middle East Quarterly 15:15-26 Fall 2008.
Reviews Iran's economy which rests significantly on its oil revenue.  Author states that Iran has postponed reform and let the rest of its economy languish.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34271127&site=ehost-live

Fisher, R. D.  China's Alliance with Iran:  Building for Long-Term Influence.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:25-27 June 2006.
Discusses China's growing reliance on Iran's oil which is one of the reasons for their various agreements.  Iran and China have plans to construct a pipeline to take Iranian oil to the Caspian Sea.

Melly, Paul.  Tehran's Global Gas Ambitions.  MEED:  Middle East Economic Digest June 27, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=33235962&site=ehost-live

Reed, Stanley and Pirouz, Babak.  The Mideast's Model Economy?  Business Week 3884:58-60 May 24, 2004.
Discusses the role of Iran in helping the United States to turn Baghdad into a model regional economy.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=13157232&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Vatanka, Alex.  Minority Report:  Prospects for Security in Oil-Rich Khuzestan.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:54-57 January 2008.

Vatanka, Alex.  Turkmenistan's Cold Surprise for Iran.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, p 5, April 2008.
Reports on the likely implications of Turkmenistan's shutting off gas deliveries to Iran.


Foreign Relations


Internet Resources

Katzman, Kenneth.  Iran's Activities and Influence in Iraq.  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, September 17, 2008.  6 p.
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/110358.pdf

Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations - New York.
Available online at:  http://www.un.int/iran/
Website provides access to articles, interviews, letters to the Secretary General and discussion of Iran's nuclear program.

Yazdani, Enayatollah.  The Dynamics of India’s Relations with Iran in the Post-Cold War Era:  A Geo-Political Analysis.  South Asia:  Journal of South Asian Studies 30:351-368 August 2007.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=25998762&site=ehost-live
Website provides access to articles, interviews, letters to the Secretary General and discussion of Iran's nuclear program.


Books

Double Trouble:  Iran and North Korea as Challenges to International Security, edited by Patrick M. Cronin.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  255 p.
Book call no.:  327.1747095195 D727

Freedman, Robert O.  Russia, Iran and the Nuclear Question:  The Putin Record.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, November 2006.  54 p.
Book call no.:  327.47055 F853r

Ganji, Babak.  Iran & Israel:  Asymmetric Warfare and Regional Strategy.  Swindon, UK, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Conflict Studies Research Centre, October 2006.  31 p.
Book call no.:  327.5505694 G197i

Ganji, Babak.  Main Currents in Iranian Strategy since 9/11.  Camberley, England, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Conflict Studies Research Centre, March 2005.  28 p.  (Middle East Series 05/13)
Discusses the continuities and changes in Iranian foreign policy since 9/11 including detente with EU and conservative Arab states and divisions over what policy to pursue with the United States.
Also available online at:  http://www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/middle-east/05%2813%29-BJ.pdf
Book call no.:  327.55 G197m

Garver, John W.  China & Iran:  Ancient Partners in a Post-Imperial World.  Seattle, WA, University of Washington Press, 2006.  401 p.
Book call no.:  327.51055 G244c

Goodarzi, Jubin M.  Syria and Iran:  Diplomatic Alliance and Power Politics in the Middle East.  New York, Tauris Academic Studies, 2006.  359 p.
Provides an in-depth analysis of the forces that led to the emergence and consolidation of the Syrian-Iranian alliance during a turbulent decade in the modern history of the Middle East.
Book call no.:  327.5691055 G646s

Jafarzadeh, Alireza.  The Iran Threat:  President Ahmadinejad and the Coming Nuclear Crisis.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.  284 p.
Reviews Ahmadinejad's background, Iran's global ambitions, its role in Iraq, and its nuclear program.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 J23i

Mafinezam, Alidad and Mehrabi, Aria.  Iran and Its Place Among Nations.  Westport, CT, Praeger, 2008.  141 p.
Offers information on Iran's past and present foreign policy including its relations with the GCC, Russia, India, China, and the United States.
Book call no.:  327.55 M187i

Mattair, Thomas R.  Gobal Security Watch - Iran:  A Reference Handbook.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  208 p.
Analyzes Iran's relations with its immediate neighbors and major world powers.  Offers chapters on "The Foreign Policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran", "The World and the Islamic Republic of Iran", and "Current Crises Between Iran and Major Powers".
Book call no.:  327.55 M435g

Panah, Maryam.  The Islamic Republic and the World:  Global Dimensions of the Iranian Revolution.  Ann Arbor, MI, Pluto Press, 2007.  212 p.
Book call no.:  955.054 P187i

Parsi, Trita.  Treacherous Alliance:  The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the U.S..  New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2007.  361 p.
Book call no.:  327.5694055 P266t

Slavin, Barbara.  Mullahs, Money, and Militias:  How Iran Exerts Its Influence in the Middle East.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace, June 2008.  22 p.
Book call no.:  327.55056 S631m

Smith, Mark A.  Russian Perceptions on the Iranian Nuclear Issue.  Shrivenham, UK, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, October 2007.  7 p.
Book call no.:  327.47055 S655r

Takeyh, Ray.  Hidden Iran:  Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic.  New York, Times Books, 2006.  259 p.
Chapter 3:  Iran's Place in the Greater Middle East.
Chapter 7:  Iran's New Iraq.
Chapter 8:  Israel and the Politics of Terrorism.
Book call no.:  327.55 T136h


Periodicals

Athanasiadis, Iason.  A Saffron Revolution in Iran?  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 15-16, January 2008.

Bahgat, Gawdat.  Strategic Rivalry in the Caspian Sea.  Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 29:1-17 Summer 2006.
Discusses how the five states that share the Caspian Sea - Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turmenistan - can not agree on how to divide its oil and natural gas resources between them.

Brooks, Peter.  Iran Emboldened:  Tehran Seeks to Dominate Middle East Politics.  Armed Forces Journal 144:10-12 April 2007.

Bulliet, Richard W.  Iran Between East and West.  Joural of International Affairs 60:1-14 Spring-Summer 2007.
Explores the relationship between Iran and the West.  Draws on history from ancient Persian times to the present.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25069430&site=ehost-live

Calabrese, John.  Renewing Iran-Pakistan Relations.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 8-10, May 2008.

Cortright, David.  Can Iran's Nuclear Activities Be Thwarted?  USA Today Magazine 134:24-27 May 2006.
Iran's nuclear operations pose a potential threat to regional and international security.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20697694&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Dorraj, Manochehr and Currier, Carrie L.  Lubricated with Oil:  Iran-China Relations in a Changing WorldMiddle East Policy 15:66-80 Summer 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32168178&site=ehost-live

Einhorn, Robert J.  A Transatlantic Strategy on Iran's Nuclear Program.  Washington Quarterly 27:21-33 Autumn 2004.
Discusses how the United States and the European Union can stop Iran's nuclear program.  Inadequacy of putting Iran's capability under the International Atomic Energy Agency's verification.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=14310012&site=ehost-live

Fair, Christine C.  India and Iran:  New Delhi's Balancing Act.  Washington Quarterly 30:145-159 Summer 2007.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25291262&site=ehost-live

Fisher, R. D.  China's Alliance with Iran:  Building for Long-Term Influence.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:25-27 June 2006.

Fuchs, Jason.  Spain's Quiet Deal with Iran and Moqtada al-Sadr.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 32:20 2004.

A Government that Thrives on Defiance.  Economist 379:25-26 May 6, 2006.
Discusses Iran's continuation of its nuclear program in defiance of the U.N. Security Council.  Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad does not decide Iran's nuclear or foreign policies.  These decisions are made by the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his lieutenant.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20777256&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Howard, Roger.  Why Israel Fears an Iranian Bomb.  RUSI Journal 150:65-69 February 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=963889811&sid=3&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Iran's Iraqi Interests.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 7-8, January 2006.

Iranian Jews Shaping Israeli Policy.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 7-9, October 2006.

Jacobson, Michael.  Sanctions Against Iran:  A Promising Struggle.  Washington Quarterly 39:69-88 Summer 2008.
"Examines the role of financial and economic sanctions in the international effort to get Iran to abandon its nuclear program or bring it into compliance with International Atomic Energy Agency standards". -- Abstract from publication.

Katz, Mark.  Russian-Iranian Relations in the Ahmandinejad Era.  Middle East Journal 62:202-216 Spring 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1473377571&sid=6&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Lawson, Fred H.  Syria's Relations with Iran:  Managing the Dilemmas of Alliance.  Middle East Journal 61:29-47 Winter 2007.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1273639951&sid=7&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Menashri, David.  Iran's Regional Policy:  Between Radicalism and Pragmatism.  Journal of International Affairs 60:153-167 Spring-Summer 2007.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25069439&site=ehost-live

Milani, Abbas.  Russia and Iran:  An Anti-Western Alliance?  Current History 106:328-332 October 2007.

Milani, Mohsen M.  Iran's Policy Towards Afghanistan.  Middle East Journal 60:235-256 Spring 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1035896521&sid=5&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Miller, Timothy D. and Larsen, Jeffrey A.  Dealing with Russian Tactical Nuclear Weapons:  Cash for Kilotons.  Naval War College Review 57:64-86 Spring 2004.

Neighbour, and Enigma.  Economist 372:48-49 July 17, 2004.
Muhammad Khatami, Iran's president, insists that his country desires "stability and reconstruction" in neighbouring Iraq, but Iraqis are not so sure.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=13824194&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Oren, Michael B.  Israel's Truce with Hamas Is a Victory for Iran.  Wall Street Journal, p A13, June 19, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1497107151&sid=6&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Parsi, Trita.  Is Nuclear Parity with Iran a Blessing in Disguise for Israel?  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:34-37 January 2006.

Pedatzur, Reuven.  The Iranian Nuclear Threat and the Israeli Options.  Contemporary Security Policy 28:513-541 December 2007.

Ramazani, R. K.  Ideology and Pragmatism in Iran's Foreign Policy.  Middle East Journal 58:549-559 Autumn 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=744850341&sid=8&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Ripley, Tim.  Mission Improbable:  Could Israel Attack Iran?  Jane's Intelligence Review 19:26-31 November 2007.

Rosner, Shmuel.  Stirring the Pot.  New Republic 239:13-15 July 30, 2008.
"Israeli politicians have suggested for years that they might attack Iran, but lately, they seem to be dropping more hints than usual".
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33056878&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Russell, Richard L.  Iran in Iraq's Shadow:  Dealing with Tehran's Nuclear Weapons Bid.  Parameters 34:31-45 Autumn 2004.

Sadri, Houman A.  Surrounded:  Seeing the World from Iran's Point of View.  Military Review 87:12-31 July-August 2007.

Samii, William Abbas.  A Stable Structure on Shifting Sands:  Assessing the Hizbullah-Iran-Syria RelationshipMiddle East Journal 62:32-53 Winter 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1429620011&sid=9&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Saremi, Fariborz.  Iran's Journey to Shanghai (Iran Scrambles for Membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization).  Defense and Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 35, no.8:12-13 2007.
Iran appears to pushing for entry in the SCO to gain protection against possible military action from the U.S. or Israel by invoking the organization's mutal defense pact aspects.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1336367141&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Takeyh, Ray.  Iran's New Iraq.  Middle East Journal 62:13-30 Winter 2008.
Argues that since the differences between Iran and Iraq are ideological, Iran could be a source of stability in Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1429620401&sid=9&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Takeyh, Ray and Gvosdev, Nikolas K.  Pragmatism in the Midst of Iranian Turmoil.  Washington Quarterly 27:33-57 Autumn 2004.
Asserts that the rise of pragmatic Iranian conservatives offers the possibility of genuine dialogue between Iran and the United States.  End to Iran's evolution toward a genuinely liberal democracy; Recognition that state-sponsored terrorism is untenable; Need to defuse nuclear tensions.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=14310011&site=ehost-live

Tarock, Adam.  Iran's Nuclear Programme and the West.  Third World Quarterly 27:534-664 June 2006.
Discusses the irony of the present dispute between the West and Iran because of the fact that for three decades up to the Iranian revolution in 1979, the Europeans and Americans helped and encouraged Iran in the development of its nuclear programme.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21007540&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Tetchy Neighbours.  Economist 371:44-46 April 24, 2004.
This article discusses the relationship between the United States and Iran with regards to post-war Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=12919517&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

UN Iran Sanctions Push Thwarted for Now.  Arms Control Today 37:29-32 October 2007.

Unstoppable?  Economist 379:13-14 May 6, 2006.
Reflects on potential conflict between the U.N. and Iran over Iran's nuclear program.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20777239&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Vatanka, Alex.  Turkmenistan's Cold Surprise for Iran.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, p 5-5, April 2008.
Reports on the likely implications of Turkmenistan's shutting off gas deliveries to Iran.

Webb-Vidal, Andy.  Oiling the Axis:  Ties Between Iran and Venezuela.  Jane's Intelligence Review 19:32-35 August 2007.

Weitz, Richard.  Tehran's Suspicions of Moscow.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 15-16, February 2008.
"Russian commercial interests in Iran suffer from Tehran's suspicions of Moscow's level of loyalty to the country."


Multimedia

Bowden, Mark.  Guests of the Ayatolla.  New York, Audioworks, 2006.  8 CD-ROM (10 hrs.).
CD Audio call no.:  955.0542 B784ga

Iran:  The Next Iraq?  New York, A & E Television Networks, 2005.  1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.).
DVD call no.:   320.955 I653


Foreign Relations with United States


Internet Resources

Iran.  Tikkun 23:13-14 July-August 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33293891&site=ehost-live
Article focuses on current relations between the United States and Iran, the U.S. concern over Iran's development of nuclear weapons, and potential U.S. actions.

Iran Nuclear Program:  U.S. Options, compiled by Stephen B. T. Chun.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center, February 2008.  34 p.
Listing of books, magazine articles, government documents, and internet resources on the subject.  Whenever possible, full-text links are provided.
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/irannuclea2008.htm

United States.  Department of State.  Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs.  Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs:  Iran.
Available online at:  http://www.state.gov/p/nea/ci/c2404.htm

Reports and documents on Iran.

Weiss, Martin A. and Sanford, Jonathan E.  The World Bank and Iran.  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, January 28, 2008.  43 p.
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/102642.pdf
Discusses World Bank loans to Iran and the United States' policy and reactions to these loans.


Books

Ansari, Ali M.  Confronting Iran:  The Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Conflict in the Middle East.  New York, Basic Books, 2006.  280 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 A617c

Barsamian, David.  Targeting Iran.  San Francisco, City Lights Books, 2007.  206 p.
Discusses the political complexities of the U.S.-Iran conflict from the 1950's to today.
Book call no.:  327.73055 B282t

Beeman, William O.  The "Great Satan" vs. the "Mad Mullahs":  How the United States and Iran Demonize Each Other.  Westport, CT, Praeger, 2005.  298 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 B414g

Blanchette, Stephen.  Military Intervention in Iran:  Why and How.  Arlington, VA, Institute of Land Warfare, Association of the United States Army, March 2007.  14 p.
Book call no.:  327.1740955 B641m

Checking Iran's Nuclear Ambitions, edited by Henry D. Sokolski and Patrick Clawson.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2004.  132 p.
Suggests that the U.S. should consider renegotiating the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
Also available online at:  http://purl.access.gpo.gov/GPO/LPS44477
Book call no.:  327.17470955 C514

Cumings, Bruce.  Inventing the Axis of Evil:  The Truth about North Korea, Iran, and Syria.  New York, New Press, 2004.  213 p.
Book call no.:  327.730171 C969i

Dobbins, James.  Negotiating with Iran.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, November 2007.  8 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA474062
Book call no.:  327.73055 D632n

Douglass, Charles A. and Hays, Michael D.  A U.S. Strategy for Iran.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, May 2008.  108 p.  (Walker Paper no. 11)
Book call no.:  327.73055 D737u

Erlich, Reese.  The Iran Agenda:  The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Middle East Crisis.  Sausalito, CA, PoliPoint Press, 2007.  220 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 E69i

Ganji, Babak.  Politics of Confrontation:  The Foreign Policy of the USA and Revolutionary Iran.  New York, Tauris Academic Studies, 2006.  320 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 G197p

Gonzalez, Nathan.  Engaging Iran:  The Rise of a Middle East Powerhouse and America's Strategic Choice.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2007.  180 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 G643e

Great Decisions 2006.  New York, Foreign Policy Association, 2006.  107 p.
Chapter 2 - Dealing with Iran, by Lawrence G.Potter, pp 23-32.
Book call no.:  R 327.73 G786 2006

Griffiths, Eldon.  Turbulent Iran:  Recollections, Revelations and a Plan for Peace.  Santa Ana, CA, Seven Locks Press, 2006.  254 p.
Several chapters cover past foreign relations with the United States including the hostage crisis.  Offers a proposal for peace.
Book call no.:  955.054 G855t

Katzman, Kenneth.  Iran:  U.S. Concerns and Policy Responses.  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, September 24, 2008.  65 p.
Also available online at:  http://fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL32048.pdf

Kinzer, Stephen.  All the Shah's Men:  An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror.  New York, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.  258 p.
Book call no.:  955.053 K56a 2008

Limbert, John W.  Negotiating with the Islamic Republic of Iran:  Raising the Chances for Success - Fifteen Points to Remember.  Washington, United States Institute of Peace, January 2008.  15 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 L733n

Parsi, Trita.  Treacherous Alliance:  The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the U.S..  New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2007.  361 p.
Book call no.:  327.5694055 P266t

Pollack, Kenneth M.  The Persian Puzzle:  The Conflict Between Iran and America.  New York, Random House, 2005.  539 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 P771p 2005

Ritter, Scott.  Target Iran:  The Truth about the White House's Plans for Regime Change.  New York, Nation Books, 2006.  228 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 R614t

Rogers, Paul.  A War Too Far:  Iraq, Iran and the New American Century.  Ann Arbor, MI, Pluto Press, 2006.  300 p.
Book call no.:  956.70443 R728w

Sadjapour, Karim.  Guidelines for Approaching Iran.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, June 2007.  6 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 S125g

Takeyh, Ray.  Hidden Iran:  Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic.  New York, Times Books, 2006.  259 p.
Chapter 4:  Turning Points in U.S.-Iranian Relations.
Chapter 5:  Under the Shadow of September 11.
Chapter 6:  Along the Nuclear Precipice.
Book call no.:  327.55 T136h

Taking on Tehran:  Strategies for Confronting the Islamic Republic, edited by Ilan Berman.  Lanham, MD, Lexington Books, 2007.  106 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 T136

United States.  Congress.  House.  Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Iran Counter-Proliferation Act of 2007.  Report.  110th Congress, 1st session, August 2, 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  28 p.
Book call no.:  341.7340955 U58i pt.1

United States.  Congress.  House.  Committee on International Relations.  Iran Freedom Support Act.  Report.  109th Congress, 2nd session, April 25, 2006.  Washington, GPO, April 25, 2006.  48 p.
Book call no.:  341.5820955 U58ib

United States.  Congress.  House.  Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy.  Recognizing Iran as a Strategic Threat:  An Intelligence Challenge for the United States.  Washington, Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy, August 23, 2006.
Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program, pp 7-12.
Also available online at:  http://intelligence.house.gov/Media/PDFS/IranReport082206v2.pdf5
Book call no.:  327.73055 R311

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iran:  An Update.  Hearing.  110th Congress, 1st session, March 29, 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2008.  44 p.
Book call no.:  327.17470955 U58ic

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Nuclear Iran:  Challenges and Responses.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 2d session, March 2, 2006.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  53 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 U581n


Document

Katzman, Kenneth.  The Iran-Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA).  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, 2005.  6 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42953-1 no. 05-RS20871


Documents - Student Research

Davis, Jimmy D.  Iran's Nuclear Strategy Options and U.S. Foreign Policy Implications.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2005.  22 p.
Examines Iran's nuclear program and assesses the merits and risks of various U.S. policy options in response.  Also argues that Iran's nuclear intent has produced unique opportunities for U.S. foreign policy makers to shape international norms in support of U.S. interests.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA431713
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 D2623i

Hyde, Charles K.  Iran:  The Case for Democratic Containment.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2005.  20 p.
Argues that policy options based primarily on regime change through military means, cooperative action and engagement are insufficient to accomplish the US end-state objectives of containing Iran's nuclear goals and proposes a values-based policy of democratic containment.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA434872
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 H993i

Mayer, Charles C.  National Security to Nationalist Myth:  Why Iran Wants Nuclear Weapons.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2004.  91 p.  (Master's Thesis)
Recommends three policy tracks addressing causal factors at each level that the U.S. should follow to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA427282
Doc. call no.:  M-U 424245 M4683n

Nikolic, Andrew A.  Iran and the United States:  Interests, Options, Consequences.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  25 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA468949
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 N693i

Umstead, Robert K.  Keep Your Friends Close and Your Enemies Closer:  Operational Design for a Nuclear-Armed Iran.  Fort Leavenworth, KS, Shool of Advanced Military Studies, Army Command and General Staff College, 2006.  62 p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 42022-2 U53k


Periodicals

Bali, Ash U.  The US and the Iranian Nuclear Impasse.  Middle East Report 36:12-21 Winter 2006.

Carney, James.  Why Not Talk?  Time 167:46-48 May 22, 2006.
Discusses the reasons why President Bush should not negotiate directly with Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the issue of nuclear weapons.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20842155&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

The Conundrum of Iran:  Strengthening Moderates Without Acquiescing to Belligerence.  The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 618:168-179 July 2008.

Cordesman, Anthony H.  Iran and the United States:  The Nuclear Issue.  Middle East Policy 15:19-29 Spring 2008.
From an American point of view, there are six basic issues that must be addressed for negotiations to succeed.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1460382131&sid=2&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

De Young, Karen.  Petraeus:  Diplomacy, Not Force, with Iran.  Washington Post, p A9, May 22, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1482531761&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Dreazen, Yochi J.  U.S. News:  Iran Continues to Support Shiites, U.S. Report Says:  Weapons, Money Are Still Being Sent to Militias in Iraq.  Wall Street Journal, p A3, June 24, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1499490721&sid=4&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Dreyfuss, Robert and Rozen, Laura.  Still Dreaming of Tehran.  Nation 278:16-18 April 12, 2004.
The Bush Administration's hawks are pressing ahead to advance their regional strategy, one that calls for regime change in Iran, then Syria and Saudi Arabia.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=12649515&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Gerecht, Reuel Marc.  Countering Iran.  Weekly Standard 13:9-10 May 19, 2008.
Discusses the most recent political actions in Iran that the next president will have to address.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1484236351&sid=1&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Grammich, Clifford and Fair, C. Christine.  American and Iranian Public Opinion:  The Quest for Common Grounds.  Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 30:1-21 Spring 2007.

Hamedani, Nina.  "U.S. and Iran:  It's Time to Talk?".  Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 27:51-52 August 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33275988&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hanley, Delinda C.  General Zinni Examines U.S.-Mideast Defense Relations.  Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 27:66-67 July 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=32458265&site=ehost-live

Heradstveit, Daniel and Bonham, G. Matthew.  What the Axis of Evil Metaphor Did to Iran.  Middle East Journal 61:421-440 Summer 2007.
Analyzes interview results which suggest that the Axis of Evil metaphor had an impact on political discourse in Iran and strengthened the rhetorical position of conservatives vis-a-vis reformers by reviving militant revolutionary language with the US as the main target of the theocratic and conservative forces.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1327203021&sid=10&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Hersh, Seymour M.  Preparing the Battlefield.  New Yorker 84:60-67 July 7, 2008.
Discusses the Bush Administration's secret operations against Iran.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33004847&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Hoveyda, Fereydoun.  Iran and America.  American Foreign Policy Interests 28:15-21 February 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20032078&site=ehost-live

Iran's Leader Blames U.S. and Its Allies for Global Ills.  New York Times, p A9, July 30, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1520964131&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Jacobson, Michael.  Sanctions Against Iran:  A Promising Struggle.  Washington Quarterly 31:69-88 Summer 2008.

Khan, Adnan R.  The Back Door to Tehran.  Maclean's 119:38-40 July 31, 2006.
Analyzes the policy of the U.S. and its relationship with Iran.  Article discusses the possibility that the U.S. will assist rebel groups in Iran.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=21765895&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

LaFranchi, Howard.  Will the U.S. Open an Office in Iran?   Christian Science Monitor , pp 3, July 2, 2008.
Also available online at:  http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0702/p03s07-usfp.html

Luttwak, Edward N.  Three Reasons Not to Bomb Iran - Yet.  Commentary 121:21-28 May 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20659458&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Macfarquhar, Neil.  Exiles in 'Tehrangeles' Are Split on How U.S. Should Sway Iran.  New York Times, p A1-A20, May 9, 2006.
Iranian exiles in the U.S. have vastly differing opinions on how the U.S. should treat Iran in regards to the country's possible development of nuclear weapons.

McFaul, Michael.  A Win-Win U.S. Strategy for Dealing with Iran.  The Washington Quarterly 30:121-138 Winter 2006-07.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23263759&site=ehost-live

Najjab, Jamal.  Iran on the Menu and in the Crosshair.  Washington Report on Middle East Affairs 27:52-53 August 2008.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=33275989&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Omestad, Thomas.  Face-Off.  U.S. News & World Report 140:29-33 May 22, 2006.
Reports on the relations between Iran and the U.S. after an historic letter that broke 27 years of high-level silence between the two countries.  The president of Iran sent a letter to the U.S. president discoursing on religion and politics but steering clear of the most immediate issue, Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=20841822&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv

Sadri, Houman A.  Surrounded:  Seeing the World from Iran's Point of View.  Military Review 87:12-31 July-August 2007.

Saikal, Amin.  Iran's New Strategic Entity.  Australian Journal of International Affairs 61:296-305 September 2007.
Discusses the political Islamist structure of Iran's government, the combative and reformist approach, the US policy role, Iran's strengthened regional position, and the US response.

Tetchy Neighbours.  Economist 371:44-46 April 24, 2004.
This article discusses the relationship between the United States and Iran with regards to post-war Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=12919517&site=ehost-live&custid=airuniv


History


Books

Axworthy, Michael.  A History of Iran:  Empire of the Mind.  New York, Basic Books, 2008.  341 p.
Book call no.:  955 A972h

Dabashi, Hamid.  Iran:  A People Interrupted.  New York, New Press, 2007.  324 p.
Book call no.:  955.05 D111i

Foltz, Richard C.  Spirituality in the Land of the Noble:  How Iran Shaped the World's Religions.  Oxford, England, Oneworld Publications, 2004.  204 p.
Book call no.:  200.955 F671s

Gheissari, Ali and Nasr, Vali.  Democracy in Iran:  History and the Quest for Liberty.  New York, Oxford University Press, 2006.  214 p.
Book call no.:  955.05 G412d

Goodarzi, Jubin M.  Syria and Iran:  Diplomatic Alliance and Power Politics in the Middle East.  New York, Tauris Academic Studies, 2006.  359 p.
Provides an in-depth analysis of the forces that led to the emergence and consolidation of the Syrian-Iranian alliance during a turbulent decade in the modern history of the Middle East.
Book call no.:  327.5691055 G646s

Griffiths, Eldon.  Turbulent Iran:  Recollections, Revelations and a Plan for Peace.  Santa Ana, CA, Seven Locks Press, 2006.  254 p.
Offers several chapters on Iran's history from the time of the Shah forward.
Book call no.:  955.054 G855t

Keddie, Nikki R.  Modern Iran:  Roots and Results of Revolution.  New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2006.  408 p.
Book call no.:  955.05 K25m 2006

Iran, Iraq, and the Legacies of War, edited by Lawrence G. Potter and Gary G. Sick.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  224 p.
Discusses the relationship between Iran and Iraq, placing it in historical context by an examination of the eight-year war that started in 1980.
Book call no.:  955.0542 I652

Kinzer, Stephen.  All the Shah's Men:  An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror.  New York, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.  258 p.
Book call no.:  955.053 K56a 2008

Kurzman, Charles.  The Unthinkable Revolution in Iran.  Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2004. 287 p.
Analyzes the 1979 revolution in Iran.
Book call no.: 955.0542 K96u

Panah, Maryam.  The Islamic Republic and the World:  Global Dimensions of the Iranian Revolution.  Ann Arbor, MI, Pluto Press, 2007.  212 p.
Book call no.:  955.054 P187i

Wilber, Donald N.  Regime Change in Iran:  Overthrow of Premier Mossadeq of Iran November 1952 - August 1953.  Nottingham, UK, Spokesman, 2006.  111 p.
Book call no.:  327.1273055 W666r


Periodicals

Houghton, David Patrick.  Explaining the Origins of the Iran Hostage Crisis:  A Cognitive Perspective.  Terrorism and Political Violence 18:259-279 Summer 2006.

Kinzer, Stephen.  Inside Iran's Fury.  Smithsonian 39:60-70 October 2008.
Article reviews Iran's history including its status as one of the world's oldest nations and its domination by foreign powers beginning in the 18th century.  Some scholars believe they can "trace the nation's antagonism" to this history".
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34451181&site=ehost-live

Mokhtari, Fariborz.  Iran's 1953 Coup Revisited:  Internal Dynamics Versus External Intrigue.  Middle East Journal 62:457-488 Summer 2008.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1537334011&sid=11&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Mokhtari, Fariborz.  No One Will Scratch My Back:  Iranian Security Perceptions in Historical Context.  Middle East Journal 59:209-229 Spring 2005.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=844006941&sid=12&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Precht, Henry.  The Iranian Revolution:  An Oral History with Henry Precht, then State Department Desk Officer.  Middle East Journal 58:9-31 Winter 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=551574241&sid=13&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD


Nuclear Issues


Internet Resources

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.  Nonproliferation:  Iran
Available online at:  http://www.carnegieendowment.org/npp/index.cfm?fa=view&nppID=1000089

Provides current news articles, publications, and official documents such as letters from Iran and IAEA reports.

Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey Institute of International Studies.  NTI (Nuclear Threat Initiative) -- Iran:  Profile
Available online at:  http://www.nti.org/e_research/profiles/Iran/index.html
Offers an overview and numerous links to other sites.

Federation of American Scientists.  Nuclear Weapons - Iran
Available online at:  http://www.fas.org/nuke/guide/iran/nuke/
Describes implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement in Iran, Report of the International Atomic Energy Agency and other NPT reports.

Global Security.org.  Nuclear Weapons - Iran
Available online at:  http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/world/iran/nuke.htm
Website offers a brief summary of Iran's nuclear program.

Iran Nuclear Program:  U.S. Options, compiled by Stephen B. T. Chun.  Maxwell AFB, AL, Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center, February 2008.  34 p.
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/irannuclea2008.htm
Listing of books, magazine articles, government documents, and internet resources on the subject.  Whenever possible, full-text links are provided.

Kerr, Paul K.  Iran's Nuclear Program:  Status.  Washington, Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, June 30, 2008.  16 p.
Available online at:  http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/107219.pdf

Parry, Emyr Jones.  Ambassador Emyr Jones Parry Delivers Remarks at the U.N. Security Council on Iran. FDCH Political Transcripts July 31, 2006.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=f5h&AN=32V1746551464&site=ehost-live
Argues in favor of a UN resolution which would create a mandatory obligation on Iran to suspend fully all uranium enrichment-related and reprocessing activity, including research and development, to be verified by the IAEA.

Saudis Call on EU to Help Resolve Iran N. (Nuclear) Issue.  World News Connection, October 27, 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=IAP20081027950125&site=ehost-live

Tsoran, Zvi.  The Impact of the Iranian Nuclear Program on the Middle East.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2007.  1 vol.
Available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA469126


Books

Alexander, Yonah and Hoenig, Milton.  The New Iranian Leadership:  Ahmadinejad, Terrorism, Nuclear Ambition, and the Middle East.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  344 p.
Book call no.:  955.061092 A379n

Bertram, Christoph.  Rethinking Iran:  From Confrontation to Cooperation.  Paris, Institute for Security Studies, European Union, 2008.  58 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.iss.europa.eu/uploads/media/cp110.pdf
Book call no.:  327.17470955 B548r

Chubin, Shahram.  Iran's Nuclear Ambitions.  Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2006.  223 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 C559i

Cordesman, Anthony H. and Al-Rodhan, Khalid R.  Iran's Weapons of Mass Destruction:  The Real and Potential Threat.  Washington, CSIS Press, 2006.  366 p.
Book call no.:  358.30955 C794i

Corsi, Jerome R.  Atomic Iran:  How the Terrorist Regime Bought the Bomb and American Politicians.  Nashville, TN, WND Books, 2005.  300 p.
Introduction by Craig R. Smith.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 C826a

Double Trouble:  Iran and North Korea as Challenges to International Security, edited by Patrick M. Cronin.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  255 p.
Book call no.:  327.1747095195 D727

Freedman, Robert O.  Russia, Iran and the Nuclear Question:  The Putin Record.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, November 2006.  54 p.
Book call no.:  327.47055 F853r

Ganji, Babak.  Conservative Factionalism & Iranian Nuclear Strategy.  Surrey, UK, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, April 2005.  25 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 G197c

Ganji, Babak.  Iranian Nuclear Politics:  Change of Tactics or Strategy?  Swindon, UK, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, November 2005.  18 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 G197i

Ganji, Babak.  Iranian Nuclear Politics:  The International Dimensions.  Swindon, UK, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the UK, November 2005.  24 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 G197ia

Getting Ready for A Nuclear-Ready Iran, edited by Henry Sokolski and Patrick Clawson.  Carlisle, PA, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, October 2005.  314 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 G394

Jafarzadeh, Alireza.  The Iran Threat:  President Ahmadinejad and the Coming Nuclear Crisis.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.  284 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 J23i

Ledeen, Michael A.  The Iranian Time Bomb:  The Mullah Zelots' Quest for Destruction.  New York, St. Martin's Press, 2007.  278 p.
Book call no.:  955.0544 L473i

Mattair, Thomas R.  Global Security Watch Iran:  A Reference Handbook.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  208 p.
Book call no.:  327.55 M435g

Melman, Yossi and Javedanfar, Meir.  The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran:  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the State of Iran.  New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007.  285 p.
Book call no.:  956.0544 M527n

Romashkina, Natalia P.  North Korea and Iran’s Nuclear Programs as Instability Factors in the New System of International Relations.  Garmisch-Partenkirchen, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, 2008.  47 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.marshallcenter.org/site-graphic/lang-en/page-pubs-index-1/static/xdocs/research/static/occpapers/occ-paper_13-en.pdf
Book call no.: 327.1747 R761n

Schwartz, Milton M.  Iran:  Political Issues, Nuclear Capabilities, and Missile Range.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2006.  107 p.
Book. call no.:  355.02170955 I65

Smith, Mark A.  Russian Perceptions on the Iranian Nuclear Issue.  Shrivenham, UK, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Advanced Research and Assessment Group, October 2007.  7 p.
Book call no.:  327.47055 S655r

Takeyh, Ray.  Hidden Iran:  Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic.  New York, Times Books, 2006.  259 p.
Chapter 6:  Along the Nuclear Precipice, pp 135-160.
Book call no.:  327.55 T136h

United States.  Congress.  House.  Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Iran Counter-Proliferation Act of 2007.  Report.  110th Congress, 1st session, August 2, 2007.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  28 p.
Book call no.:  341.7340955 U58i pt.1

United States.  Congress.  House.  Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy.  Recognizing Iran as a Strategic Threat:  An Intelligence Challenge for the United States.  Washington, Subcommittee on Intelligence Policy, August 23, 2006.  29 p.
Report discusses Iran in terms of its uranium enrichment program, chemical weapons research and development, probable offensive biological weapons program, support for terrorist groups, and support for insurgency in Iraq.
Also available online at:  http://intelligence.house.gov/Media/PDFS/IranReport082206v2.pdf5
Book call no.:  327.73055 R311

United States.  Congress.  House.  Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee. Committee on Armed Services.  Understanding the Iranian Threat.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 1st session, September 29, 2005.  Washington, GPO, 2007.  46 p.
Book call no.:  327.17470955 U581u

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Nuclear Iran:  Challenges and Responses.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 2d session, March 2, 2006.  Washington, GPO, 2006.  53 p.
Book call no.:  327.73055 U581n

United States.  Office of the Director of National Intelligence.  Iran:  Nuclear Intentions and Capabilities.  Washington, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, November 2007.  8 p.
Also available online at:  http://www.dni.gov/press_releases/20071203_release.pdf
Book call no.:  327.17470955 I651

Venter, Al J.  Iran's Nuclear Option:  Tehran's Quest for the Atom Bomb.  Philadelphia, PA, Casemate, 2005.  451 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 V465i


Documents - Student Research

Davis, Jimmy D.  Iran’s Nuclear Strategy Options and U.S. Foreign Policy Implications.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2005.  22 p.
Examines Iran's nuclear program and assesses the merits and risks of various U.S. policy options in response.  Also argues that Iran's nuclear intent has produced unique opportunities for U.S. foreign policy makers to shape international norms in support of U.S. interests.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA431713
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 D2623i

Mayer, Charles C.  National Security to Nationalist Myth:  Why Iran Wants Nuclear Weapons.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2004.  91 p.  (Master's Thesis)
Recommends three policy tracks, addressing causal factors at each level that the U.S. should follow to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA427282
Doc. call no.:  M-U 424245 M4683n

Miller, William K.  An Examination of US Policy Toward Iranian Nuclear Proliferation.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, US Army War College, 2007.  20 p.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA471360
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 M6521e

Pearson, John H.  Can the World Stand a Nuclear Iran?  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2005.  22 p.
Argues that the world needs a new and improved nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) that is amended to reflect the realities of a globalized and non-Cold War environment.  Focuses upon Iran and its current drive to produce nuclear weapons, since what is done concerning Iran will set the standard from now on.
Also available online at:  http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA432651
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537 p3611c


Periodicals

Bali, Ash U.  The US and the Iranian Nuclear Impasse.  Middle East Report 36:12-21 Winter 2006.

Berman, Ilan.  Why Tehran Wants the Bomb.  American Spectator 40:14-17 June 2007.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=25257758&site=ehost-live

Boureston, Jack and Ferguson, Charles D.  Iranian Research Indicates Pursuit of Nuclear Enrichment Technology.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:44-45 May 2006.
Recent reviews of open-source material suggests that Iran could be pursuing laser isotope separation techniques, which could be adapted to produce weapons-grade uranium.

Bowen, Wyn, and Goodman, Michael.  Nuclear Reaction:  The Intelligence on Iran's Nuclear Capabilities.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:51-53 March 2008.

Broad, William J. and Sanger, David E.  New Worry Rises on Iranian Claim of Nuclear Steps.  New York Times, A1, A10, April 17, 2006.

Byman, Daniel.  Iran, Terrorism, and Weapons of Mass Destruction.  Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 31:169-181 March 2008.
Also available online at:  http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1057-610X&volume=31&issue=3&spage=169

Carney, James.  Why Not Talk?  Time 167:46-48 May 22, 2006.
Discusses the reasons why President Bush should not negotiate directly with Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the issue of nuclear weapons.
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Cannistraro, Vincent.  The Iran Conundrum.  Mediterranean Quarterly 18:14-20 Summer 2007.
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Cirincione, Joseph.  Controlling Iran's Nuclear Program.  Issues in Science & Technology 22:75-82 March 2006.
Discusses the importance of employing careful diplomacy in curtailing the development of nuclear weapons in Iran.  Details the steps Iran has taken over the past two decades to acquire and assemble the necessary equipment to make nuclear weapons.
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Consider Iran's Missiles and Aircraft, Too.  Aviation Week & Space Technology 17:94 April 24, 2006.
"Presents a commentary on Iran's nuclear programs and the options for dealing with the threat."
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Copley, Gregory R.  Iran Believes It Is Ready for Nuclear War.  Defense and Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 34, no.7:2+ 2006.
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Cordesman, Anthony H.  Iran and the United States:  The Nuclear Issue.  Middle East Policy 15:19-29 Spring 2008.
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Cortright, David.  Can Iran's Nuclear Activities Be Thwarted?  USA Today Magazine 134:24-27 May 2006.
Iran's nuclear operations pose a potential threat to regional and international security.  Convincing Iran to abstain from creating nuclear weapons is a significant security objective for the U.S.
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Cortright, David.  Eight Points about Iran's Nuclear Program.  Christian Century 125:26 June 17, 2008.

Crail, Peter.  Iran Presented with Revamped IncentivesArms Control Today 38:37-38 July-August 2008.
"On June 14, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany formally presented Iran with a revised proposal for comprehensive negotiations aimed at resolving concerns over Tehran's nuclear ambitions".
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Crail, Peter.  Iran Starts New Centrifuge Installation CampaignArms Control Today 38:42-44 May 2008.
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Donovan, Michael.  Iran Nuclear Program:  To Suspend or Not to Suspend.  Defense Monitor 34:5+ May-June 2005.

Duchene, Matthew S.  What If:  A Perspective on the Iranian Nuclear Weapon.  Defense & Security Analysis 23:331-334 September 2007.
Also available online at:  http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/section?content=a782121731&fulltext=713240928

Dueck, Colin and Takeyh, Ray.  Iran's Nuclear Challenge.  Political Science Quarterly 122:189-205 Summer 2007.
Discusses the political, ideological and security aspects behind Iran's nuclear program.
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Einhorn, Robert J.  A Transatlantic Strategy on Iran's Nuclear Program.  Washington Quarterly 27:21-33 Autumn 2004.
Discusses how the United States and the European Union can stop Iran's nuclear program.  Inadequacy of putting Iran's capability under the International Atomic Energy Agency's verification.
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Ekovich, Steven.  Iran and New Threats in the Persian Gulf and Middle East.  Orbis:  A Journal of World Affairs 48:71-87 Winter 2004.

Ferguson, Charles D.  The Four Faces of Nuclear Terrorism.  Naval War College Review 58:145-148 Spring 2005.

Friedman, Norman.  Iran's Uncertain Nuclear Status.  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 134:90-91 February 2008.

Garwin, Richard L.  Evaluating Iran's Missile Threat.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:40-43 May-June 2008.
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A Government that Thrives on Defiance.  Economist 379:25-26 May 6, 2006.
Discusses Iran's continuation of its nuclear program in defiance of the U.N. Security Council. Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad does not decide Iran's nuclear or foreign policies.  These decisions are made by the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his lieutenant.
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Hart, Jo-Anne.  Perceptions and Courses of Actions Toward Iran.  Military Review 85:9-21 September-October 2005.
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Howard, Roger.  Iran - the Other Arms Race.  RUSI Journal 152:58-60 February 2007.
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Howard, Roger.  Meeting the Iranian Nuclear Challenge.  RUSI Journal 149:66-70 October 2004.
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Howard, Roger.  Why Israel Fears an Iranian Bomb.  RUSI Journal 150:65-69 February 2005.
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Jahanpour, Farhang.  Iran's Nuclear Programme and Regional Security.  RUSI Journal 152:30-34 June 2007.
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Kay, David.  The Iranian Fallout.  National Interest No.97:11-19 September-October 2008.
"Iran has continued to accelerate its (now acknowledged) uranium-centrifuge program".  Offers a review of its current program.  (Click on PDF on the top right).
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Kessler, Glenn.  Iran Launches Nine Test Missiles, Says More Are Ready:  U.S. Plays Down Military Showdown.  Washington Post, p A1, July 10, 2008.
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Kibarouglu, Mustafa.  Good for the Shah, Banned for the Mullahs:  The West and Iran's Quest for Nuclear Power.  Middle East Journal 60:207-232 Spring 2006.
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Knights, Michael.  Deterrence by Punishment Could Offer Last Resort Options for Iran.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:28-31 April 2006.

Knights, Michael.  US Long-Range Planners Focus on Containment of a Nuclear Iran.  Jane's Intelligence Review 17:6-11 September 2005.

Luttwak, Edward N.  Three Reasons Not to Bomb Iran - Yet.  Commentary 121:21-28 May 2006.
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Miller, Timothy D. and Larsen, Jeffrey A.  Dealing with Russian Tactical Nuclear Weapons:  Cash for Kilotons.  Naval War College Review 57:64-86 Spring 2004.

Mistry, Dinshaw.  European Missile Defense:  Assessing Iran's ICBM Capabilities.  Arms Control Today 37:19-23 October 2007.

Ottolenghi, Emanuele.  The Iranian Shell Game.  Commentary 126:51-54 July-August 2008.
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Parsi, Trita.  Is Nuclear Parity with Iran a Blessing in Disguise for Israel?  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:34-37 January 2006.

Pedatzur, Reuven.  The Iranian Nuclear Threat and the Israeli Options.  Contemporary Security Policy 28:513-541 December 2007.

Rosner, Shmuel.  Stirring the Pot.  New Republic 239:13-15 July 30, 2008.
"Israeli politicians have suggested for years that they might attack Iran, but lately, they seem to be dropping more hints than usual".
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Russell, Richard L.  Iran in Iraq's Shadow:  Dealing with Tehran's Nuclear Weapons Bid.  Parameters 34:31-45 Autumn 2004.

Sagan, Scott and others.  A Nuclear Iran:  Promoting Stability or Courting Disaster?  Journal of International Affairs 60:135-150 Spring-Summer 2007.
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Saikal, Amin.  The Iran Nuclear Dispute.  Australian Journal of International Affairs 60:193-199 June 2006.
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Salama, Sammy and Weber, Heidi.  Arab Nuclear Envy.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 63:44-49 September 2007.
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Schaffer, Marvin Baker.  Iran and the Nuclear Nightmare.  Armed Forces Journal 145:24-26+ February 2008.

Shen, Dingli.  Can Sanctions Stop Proliferation?  Washington Quarterly 31:89-100 Summer 2008.

Shoham, Dany.  How Will Iran Retaliate to a Strike on Its Nuclear Facilities?  Contemporary Security Policy 28:542-558 December 2007.
Also available online at:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13523260701746274 or http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/ftinterface~content=a789054295~fulltext=713240928

Takeyh, Ray.  Time for Détente with Iran.  Foreign Affairs 86:17-32 March-April 2007.
"Iran now lies at the center of the Middle East's major problems--from the civil wars unfolding in Iraq and Lebanon to the security challenge of the Persian Gulf .... Meanwhile, Tehran's power is being steadily enhanced by its nuclear program, which progresses unhindered despite regular protests from the international community".
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Tarock, Adam.  Iran's Nuclear Programme and the West.  Third World Quarterly 27:534-664 June 2006.
Discusses the irony of the present dispute between the West and Iran because of the fact that for three decades up to the Iranian revolution in 1979, the Europeans and Americans helped and encouraged Iran in the development of its nuclear programme.
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Thomson, John and Forden, Geoffrey.  Multinational Facilities May Solve Iranian Nuclear Stalemente.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:32-34 April 2006.

Unacceptable.  National Review 58:14-16 May 8, 2006.
Argues that the possibility of Iran achieving its goal of obtaining nuclear weapons is totally unacceptable to the U.S. Bombing Iraq is discussed, as well as other means of overthrowing the Iranian government.
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Unstoppable?  Economist 379:13-14 May 6, 2006.
Reflects on potential conflict between the U.N. and Iran over Iran's nuclear program.
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Wetzel, R. L.  Iran, What to Do.  Officer Review Magazine 45:4-6 June 2006.
Proposes a six-step method to counter the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in Iran.
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Personal Narrative


Books

De Bellaigue, Christopher.  In the Rose Garden of the Martyrs:  A Memoir of Iran.  New York, HarperCollins, 2005. 
Book call no.:  955.0542 D286i

Ebadi, Shirin and Moaveni, Azadeh.  Iran Awakening:  A Memoir of Revolution and Hope.  New York, Ramdom House, 2006.  232 p.
Book call no.:  323.34092 I12i

Ghahramani, Zarah and Hillman, Robert.  My Life as a Traitor.  New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.  242 p.
Book call no.:  365.45092 G411m

Johanyak, Debra.  Behind the Veil:  An American Woman's Memoir of the 1979 Iran Hostage Crisis.  Akron, OH, University of Akron Press, 2007.  251 p.
Book call no.:  955.054092 J65b

Kar, Mehrangiz.  Crossing the Red Line:  The Struggle for Human Rights in Iran, with a preface by Majid Tehranian.  Costa Mesa, CA, Blind Owl Press, 2007.  213 p.
Book call no.:  305.420955 K18c

Nemat, Marina.  Prisoner of Tehran:  A Memoir.  New York, Free Press, 2007.  306 p.
Book call no.:  365.45092 N433p

Omid, Ghazal.  Living in Hell:  A True Odyssey of a Woman's Struggle in Islamic Iran against Personal and Political Forces.  Oklahoma City, OK, Park Avenue Publishers, 2004.  488 p.
Book call no.:  955.05092 O55L


Politics and Government


Internet Resource

Ahmadinejad's Position Increasingly under Threat.  Middle East Monitor:  The Gulf.  July 2008.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=32732584&site=ehost-live

Economist Intelligence Unit.  Country Profile 2008 - Iran:  Politics.  London, 2008.  9 p.
Available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=34835951&site=ehost-live
Provides updates on the political structure of Iran as of 2008, including its political history, political forces and institutions.

Sadjadpour, Karim.  Reading Khamenei:  The World View of Iran's Most Powerful Leader.  Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2008.  35 p.
Available online at:  http://www.carnegieendowment.org/files/sadjadpour_iran_final2.pdf


Books

Alexander, Yonah and Hoenig, Milton.  The New Iranian Leadership:  Ahmadinejad, Terrorism, Nuclear Ambition, and the Middle East.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2008.  344 p.
Book call no.:  955.061092 A379n

Amirpur, Katajun.  Iranian Challenges, edited by Walter Posch.  Paris, Institute for Security Studies, May 2006.  135 p.
Covers three main areas:  Iran's domestic affairs; Iran and security; and Iran's relations with the West.
Also available online at:  http://www.iss.europa.eu/uploads/media/cp089.pdf
Book call no.:  955.0544 I65

Ansari, Ali M.  Iran under Ahmadinejad:  The Politics of Confrontation.  New York, Routledge, 2007.  104 p.  (Adelphi Paper 393)
Book call no.:  909.82 I61a no. 393

Crane, Keith.  Iran's Political, Demographic, and Economic Vulnerabilities.  Santa Monica, CA, Rand, 2008.  128 p.
Book call no.:  955.06 C891i

De Bellaigue, Christopher.  The Struggle for Iran.  New York, New York Review Books, 2007.  230 p.
Discusses Iran’s politics since the early 1990s including the role of the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Book call no.:  955.0544 D286s

Ehteshami, Anoushiravan and Zweiri, Mahjoob.  Iran and the Rise of Its Neoconservatives:  The Politics of Tehran's Silent Revolution.  New York, I. B. Tauris, 2007.  215 p.
Book call no.:  320.955 E33i

Ganji, Babak.  Civil-Military Relations, State Strategies & Presidential Elections in Iran.  Surrey, UK, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, June 2005.  37 p.
Book call no.:  955.0544 G197c

Ganji, Babak.  President Mahmud Ahmadinezhad:  A Turning Point in Iranian Politics and Strategy?  Swindon, UK, Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, October 2005.  20 p.
Book call no.:  955.0544 G197p

Gheissari, Ali and Nasr, Vali.  Democracy in Iran:  History and the Quest for Liberty.  New York, Oxford University Press, 2006.  214 p.
Book call no.:  955.05 G412d

Gonzalez, Nathan.  Engaging Iran:  The Rise of a Middle East Powerhouse and America's Strategic Choice.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2007.  180 p.
Three chapters discuss the character of the Iranian government and nation.
Book call no.:  327.73055 G643e

Hiro, Dilip.  The Iranian Labyrinth:  Journeys Through Theocratic Iran and Its Furies.  New York, Nation Books, 2005.  418 p.
Discusses Iranian history, politics, religion and social issues.
Book call no.:  955.054 H668ia

Malm, Andreas and Esmailian, Shora.  Iran on the Brink:  Rising Workers and Threats of War.  Ann Arbor, MI, Pluto Press, 2007.  262 p.
Book call no.:  320.955 M256i

Melman, Yossi and Javedanfar, Meir.  The Nuclear Sphinx of Tehran:  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the State of Iran.  New York, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007.  285 p.
Book call no.:  956.0544 M527n

Mir-Hosseini, Ziba and Tapper, Richard.  Islam and Democracy in Iran:  Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform.  New York, I. B. Tauris, 2006.  198 p.
Book call no.:  320.5570955 E75i

Mohaddessin, Mohammad.  Enemies of the Ayatollahs:  The Iranian Opposition's War on Islamic Fundamentalism.  New York, Zed Books, 2004.  286 p.
Book call no.:  320.955 M697e

Schwartz, Milton M.  Iran:  Political Issues, Nuclear Capabilities, and Missile Range.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2006.  107 p.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 I65

Takeyh, Ray.  Hidden Iran:  Paradox and Power in the Islamic Republic.  New York, Times Books, 2006.  259 p.
Discusses the internal politics of Iran as well as its place in the Middle East and its relations with Israel, United States, and Iraq.
Book call no.:  327.55 T136h


Periodicals

Alfoneh, Ali.  The Revolutionary Guards' Role in Iranian Politics.  Middle East Quarterly 15:3-14 Fall 2008.
Several former Revolutionary Guard members are now cabinet members.  Others have been appointed to provincial governorships. 
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Alfoneh, Ali.  The Militarisation of Iran's Politics.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 10-11, August 2008.

Amuzegar, Jahangir.  The Ahmadinejad Era:  Preparing for the Apocalypse.  Journal of International Affairs 60:35-54 Spring 2007.
Reviews President Ahmadinejad's policies and actions since elected.
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Amuzegar, Jahangir.  Khatami's Legacy:  Dashed Hopes.  Middle East Journal 60:57-74 Winter 2006.
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Ansari, Ali.  Iran under Ahmadinejad:  Populism and Its MalcontentsInternational Affairs 84:683-700 July 2008.

Ehsani, Kaveh.  Iran:  The Populist Threat to Democracy.  Middle East Report 36:4-9 Winter 2006.

Ehteshami, Anoushiravan.  Iran's International Posture after the Fall of Baghdad.  Middle East Journal 58:179-194 Spring 2004.
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Erdbrink, Thomas.  Ahmadinejad Criticized for Saying Long-Ago Imam Mahdi Leads Iran.  Washington Post, p A13, May 8, 2008.
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Fuller, Graham E.  The Hizballah-Iran Connection:  Model for Sunni Resistance.  The Washington Quarterly 30:139-150 Winter 2006-07.
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Ganji, Akbar.  The Latter Day-Sultan.  Foreign Affairs 87:45-66 November-December 2008.
Focuses on how Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, does not have as much power as Ali Khamenei, the supreme ruler of Iran.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=34741578&site=ehost-live

A Government that Thrives on Defiance.  Economist 379:25-26 May 6, 2006.
Discusses Iran's continuation of its nuclear program in defiance of the U.N. Security Council.  Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad does not decide Iran's nuclear or foreign policies.  These decisions are made by the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his lieutenant.
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Hen-Tov, Elliot.  Understanding Iran's New Authoritarianism.  The Washington Quarterly 30:163-179 Winter 2006-07.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23263762&site=ehost-live

Houghton, David Patrick.  Explaining the Origins of the Iran Hostage Crisis:  A Cognitive Perspective.  Terrorism and Political Violence 18:259-279 Summer 2006.

Hourcade, Bernard.  In the Heart of Iran:  The Electorate of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.  Middle East Report 36:10-11 Winter 2006.

Kauffman, Richard A.  Inside Iran.  Christian Century 125:22-26 June 17, 2008.

Kibarouglu, Mustafa.  Good for the Shah, Banned for the Mullahs:  The West and Iran's Quest for Nuclear Power.  Middle East Journal 60:207-232 Spring 2006.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=1035896511&sid=5&Fmt=3&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad:  What Lies Beneath?  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 1-3, February 2006.

McDowall, Angus.  Iran Observed:  The Rise of the Iranian Neo-Conservatives.  Asian Affairs 39:381-387 November 2008.

Mokhtari, Fariborz.  Mahmud Ahamadinejad's Presidency:  What Does Iran Really Want?  American Foreign Policy Interests 28:355-365 October 2006.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=22832833&site=ehost-live

Nafisi, Rasool.  Iranian Succession and the IRGC.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 5-7, October 2007.

Sadjapour, Karim.  How Relevant Is the Iranian Street?  The Washington Quarterly 30:151-162 Winter 2006-07.
Also available online at:  http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=23263761&site=ehost-live

Saikal, Amin.  Iran's New Strategic Entity.  Australian Journal of International Affairs 61:296-305 September 2007.
Discusses the political Islamist structure of Iran's government and the effects of US policy.

Samii, A. William.  Dissent in Iranian Elections:  Reasons and Implications.  Middle East Journal 58:403-422 Summer 2004.
Also available online at:  http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?did=676349331&sid=15&Fmt=4&clientId=417&RQT=309&VName=PQD

Sunnis and the Bombing in Shiraz.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst 6:7 May 2008.

Taheri, Amir.  Iran's Troubling Opposition.  Wall Street Journal, pA15, June 26, 2008.
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Taheri, Amir.  The World and Iran's Second Revolution.  American Foreign Policy Interests 28:99-106 April 2006.
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Takeyh, Ray.  Iran:  From Reform to Revolution?  Survival 46:131-144 Spring 2004.

Their Last Chance?  Economist 370:19-21 January 17, 2004.
The Council of Guardians, the iron fist of Iran's formidable clerical establishment, announced that it was barring 4,000 candidates from standing in parliamentary elections.  No one doubts that they have been disqualified because they support the country's reform-minded president, Muhammad Khatami, and his democratic ideas.
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Vatanka, Alex and Aman, Fatemeh.  The Making of an Insurgency in Iran's Balochistan Province.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:21-24 June 2006.

Who Runs It?:  Iran.  Economist 388:8590 July 26, 2008.
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Yasin, Kamal Nazer.  Election Aftermath.  Middle East International 757:12-14 September 2, 2005.


Religious and Social Issues


Books

Afary, Janet and Anderson, Kevin B.  Foucault and the Iranian Revolution:  Gender and the Seductions of Islamism.  Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2005.  346 p.
Book call no.:  955.0542 A256f

De Bellaigue, Christopher.  The Struggle for Iran.  New York, New York Review Books, 2007.  230 p.
Book call no.:  955.0544 D286s

Foltz, Richard C.  Spirituality in the Land of the Noble:  How Iran Shaped the World's Religions.  Oxford, England, Oneworld Publications, 2004.  204 p.
Book call no.:  200.955 F671s

Hiro, Dilip.  The Iranian Labyrinth:  Journeys Through Theocratic Iran and Its Furies.  New York, Nation Books, 2005.  418 p.
Discusses Iranian history, politics, religion and social issues.
Book call no.:  955.054 H668ia

Kar, Mehrangiz.  Crossing the Red Line:  The Struggle for Human Rights in Iran, with a preface by Majid Tehranian.  Costa Mesa, CA, Blind Owl Press, 2007.  213 p.
Book call no.:  305.420955 K18c

Keddie, Nikki R.  Modern Iran:  Roots and Results of Revolution.  New Haven, CT, Yale University Press, 2006.  408 p.
Book call no.:  955.05 K25m 2006

Mina, Nima.  Blogs, Cyber-Literature and Virtual Culture in Iran.  Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, George C. Marshall Center, December 2007.  34 p.
Book call no.:  302.2310955 M663b

Mir-Hosseini, Ziba and Tapper, Richard.  Islam and Democracy in Iran:  Eshkevari and the Quest for Reform.  New York, I. B. Tauris, 2006.  198 p.
Book call no.:  320.5570955 E75i

Mohaddessin, Mohammad.  Enemies of the Ayatollahs:  The Iranian Opposition's War on Islamic Fundamentalism.  New York, Zed Books, 2004.  286 p.
Book call no.:  320.955 M697e

Rajaee, Farhang.  Islamism and Modernism:  The Changing Discourse in Iran.  Austin, TX, University of Texas Press, 2007.  272 p.
Book call no.:  320.5570955 R161i

Shia Power Next Target Iran?  edited by Michel Korinman and John Laughland.  Portland, OR, Vallentine Mitchell Academic, 2007.  373 p.
Book call no.:  955.0544 S555

Spellman, Kathryn.  Religion and Nation:  Iranian Local and Transnational Networks in Britain.  New York, Berghahn Books, 2004.  235 p.
Book call no.:  305.89155041 S743r

Varzi, Roxanne.  Warring Souls:  Youth, Media, and Martyrdom in Post-Revolutionary Iran.  Durham, NC, Duke University Press, 2006.  290 p.
Book call no.:  302.2308350955 v327w


Periodicals

Bayat, Kaveh.  The Ethnic Question in Iran.  Middle East Report 237:42-45 Winter 2005.

Bradley, John R.  Iran's Ethnic Tinderbox.  The Washington Quarterly 30:181-190 Winter 2006-07.
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Calabrese, John.  Militants and the Kurdish Question in Iran.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 7-9, August 2008.

Erdbrink, Thomas.  Ahmadinejad Criticized for Saying Long-Ago Imam Mahdi Leads Iran.  Washington Post, p A13, May 8, 2008.
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Finger, Thomas.  Waiting for the Mahdi.  Christian Century 125:27-28 June 17, 2008.
Presents an overview of the Shi'a Muslim sect, their belief in a messianic figure - the Mahdi, and the influence of Shi'a in Iran.
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Fuller, Graham E.  The Hizballah-Iran Connection:  Model for Sunni Resistance.  The Washington Quarterly 30:139-150 Winter 2006-07.
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Iran Attempts to Heal the Muslim Divide.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 5-7, April 2007.
Assesses the theological, cultural and political barriers to a union of Shia and Sunni Muslims.

Kauffman, Richard A.  Inside Iran.  Christian Century 125:22-26 June 17, 2008.

Maljoo, Mohammad.  Worker Protest in the Age of Ahmandinejad.  Middle East Report 36:30-33 Winter 2006.

Moruzzi, Norma Claire and Sadeghi, Fatemeh.  Out of the Frying Pan, into the Fire:  Young Iranian Women Today.  Middle East Report 36:22-28 Winter 2006.

Samii, Abbas William.  Iran's Drug Problem.  Jane's Intelligence Review 19:42-47 February 2007.

Sunnis and the Bombing in Shiraz.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst 6:7 May 2008.


Security and Defense


Internet Resource

Iran:  Military Strategy, compiled by Glenda Armstrong.  June 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/bibs/Iranmilstrat.htm
Lists books, military documents, and periodical articles on the subject.  Links to full-text material is provided when available.


Books

Cordesman, Anthony H.  Iran's Developing Military Capabilities.  Washington, Center for Strategic and International Studies Press, 2005.  147 p.
Book call no.:  355.033255 C794ia

Cordesman, Anthony H. and Kleiber, Martin.  Iran's Military Forces and Warfighting Capabilities:  The Threat in the Northern Gulf.  Westport, CT, Praeger Security International, 2007.  269 p.
Book call no.:  355.033255 C794ib

Foreign Military Markets: Middle East and Africa.  Forecast International, Newtown, CT, 2007.  1 vol.
Offers a forty-one page report prepared December 2007 with detailed sections on Iran's military budget, ongoing military spending, arms trade, analysis of military posture, and armed forces structure.
Book call no.:  R 338.476234 F7142

Ganji, Babak.  Civil-Military Relations, State Strategies & Presidential Elections in Iran.  Surrey, UK, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, June 2005.  37 p.
Book call no.:  955.0544 G197c

Ganji, Babak.  Iran & Israel:  Asymmetric Warfare and Regional Strategy.  Swindon, UK, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Conflict Studies Research Centre, October 2006.  31 p.
Book call no.:  327.5505694 G197i

Schwartz, Milton M.  Iran:  Political Issues, Nuclear Capabilities, and Missile Range.  New York, Nova Science Publishers, 2006.  107 p.
Doc. call no.:  355.02170955 I65


Periodicals

Alfoneh, Ali.  The Militarisation of Iran's Politics.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 10-11, August 2008.

Aryan, Hossein.  Mass Mobilisation:  The Rise of Iran's Paramilitary Enforcer.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:38-42 July 2008.

Copley, Gregory R.  Iran Believes It Is Ready for Nuclear War.  Defense and Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 34, no.7:2+ 2006.
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Ekovich, Steven.  Iran and New Threats in the Persian Gulf and Middle East.  Orbis:  A Journal of World Affairs 48:71-87 Winter 2004.

Forden, Geoffrey.  Smoke and Mirrors:  Analysing the Iranian Missile Test.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:47-51 April 2008.

Garwin, Richard L.  Evaluating Iran's Missile Threat.  Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 64:40-43 May-June 2008.
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Hughes, Robin and Gething, Michael J.  Iran Eyes Long-Range Air Strike Capability.  Jane's Defence Weekly 44:11 February 7, 2007.
"Reports on Iran's pursuit for an increased strike range capability in their air weapons"

Iranian Influence in Iraq:  Assessing Tehran's Strategy.  Military Technology - World Defense Almanac 2008 32:259-260 2008.

Iranian Military Exercises.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 10-11, July 2006.
The "Holy Prophet" exercises were designed to bring a sense of status to Iran, and convey a confidence in the country's military capabilities.

Johnson, Reuben.  Iran Strives for Self-Sufficiency in Conventional Weapons.  Jane's Intelligence Review 18:44-46 December 2006.
Iran has been developing an industrial base and indigenous weapons designs that could eventually free it from reliance on foreign suppliers.

Kessler, Glenn.  Iran Launches Nine Test Missiles, Says More Are Ready:  U.S. Plays Down Military Showdown.  Washington Post, p A1, July 10, 2008.
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Mistry, Dinshaw.  European Missile Defense:  Assessing Iran's ICBM Capabilities.  Arms Control Today 37:19-23 October 2007.

Mokhtari, Fariborz.  No One Will Scratch My Back:  Iranian Security Perceptions in Historical Context.  Middle East Journal 59:209-229 Spring 2005.
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Tempone, John A.  How Iran Attacks:  A Look at an Adversary in the Global War on Terrorism.  Marine Corps Gazette 91:58-61 January 2007.

Vatanka, Alex.  Al-Qaeda's Ultimatum to Iran.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 4, December 2007.

Vatanka, Alex.  Minority Report:  Prospects for Security in Oil-Rich Khuzestan.  Jane's Intelligence Review 20:54-47 January 2008.

Ward, Steven R.  The Continuing Evolution of Iran's Military Doctrine.  Middle East Journal 59:559-576 Autumn 2005.
"Examines the path of Iran's doctrinal developments and highlights the advantages and problems in Iran's approach and its seeming over-reliance on missile-based deterrence."
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Terrorism


Internet Resource

Council on Foreign Relations.  State Sponsors:  Iran.  August 2007.
Available online at:  http://www.cfr.org/publication/9362/
Contains information about Iran's relationship with terror groups, and Iran's military capabilities.


Books

Corsi, Jerome R.  Atomic Iran:  How the Terrorist Regime Bought the Bomb and American Politicians.  Nashville, TN, WND Books, 2005.  300 p.
Introduction by Craig R. Smith.
Book call no.:  355.02170955 C826a

Ledeen, Michael A.  The Iranian Time Bomb:  The Mullah Zelots' Quest for Destruction.  New York, St. Martin's Press, 2007.  278 p.
Author presents evidence that the Shiite regime has collaborated with al-Qaeda and other Sunni terrorist organizations.
Book call no.:  955.0544 L473i

Shai, Shaul.  The Axis of Evil:  Iran, Hizballah, and Palestinian Terror.  New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Publishers, 2005.  262 p.
Book call no.:  327.1170955 S526a

United States.  Congress.  Senate.  Committee on Foreign Relations.  Iran:  Weapons Proliferation, Terrorism, and Democracy.  Hearing.  109th Congress, 1st session, May 19, 2005.  Washington, GPO, 2005.  68 p.
Book call no.:  327.17470955 U58i


Periodicals

Alfoneh, Ali.  Iran's Suicide Brigades.  Middle East Quarterly 14:37-44 Winter 2007.
"Discusses suicide terrorism as an important component of the Iranian military doctrine."
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Byman, Daniel.  Iran, Terrorism, and Weapons of Mass Destruction.  Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 31:169-181 March 2008.
Also available online at:  http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=1057-610X&volume=31&issue=3&spage=169

Champion, Marc.  World News:  Iran Group Wins Battle over Terror Label.  Wall Street Journal, p A10, May 8, 2008.
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Copley, Gregory R.  Re-Thinking Terror Tactics.  Defense and Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 35, no.7:12-13 2007.
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Dreazen, Yochi J.  U.S. News:  Iran Continues to Support Shiites, U.S. Report Says:  Weapons, Money Are Still Being Sent to Militias in Iraq.  Wall Street Journal, p A3, June 24, 2008.
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Fuchs, Jason.  Spain's Quiet Deal with Iran and Moqtada al-Sadr.  Defense & Foreign Affairs Strategic Policy 32, no.5:20  May 2004.
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Hastert, Paul.  Al Qaeda and Iran:  Friends or Foes, or Somewhere in Between?  Studies in Conflict and Terrorism 30:327-336 April 2007.

Iran's Iraqi Interests.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 78-8, January 2006.

Oren, Michael B.  Israel's Truce with Hamas Is a Victory for Iran.  Wall Street Journal, p A13, June 19, 2008.
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Samii, William Abbas.  A Stable Structure on Shifting Sands:  Assessing the Hizbullah-Iran-Syria RelationshipMiddle East Journal 62:32-53 Winter 2008.
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Tempone, John A.  How Iran Attacks:  A Look at an Adversary in the Global War on Terrorism.  Marine Corps Gazette 91:58-61 January 2007.

Vatanka, Alex.  Al-Qaeda's Ultimatum to Iran.  Jane's Islamic Affairs Analyst, pp 4, December 2007.


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