Iran's foreign policy, at both regional and international levels, is based on an overlapping of two approaches: radicalism and pragmatism. To service this policy, Iran employs all its political weapons including financial and economic capacity, Islamic solidarity, sectarian loyalties, population density and strategic location.
Title: Iran: State and Crisis
Author: Basheer Nafi and Talal Atrisi
Series: Al Jazeera Papers
Publisher: Al Jazeera Centre for Studies