Archive for January, 2008

Iran: A Case Study in Expansionism

Posted in Iran on January 29, 2008 by bamgrad

When discussing Iran and effective strategies to confront their current geopolitical path, terms like “status quo power” have been used to describe the former and strategies like “containment” attempt to address the latter. To demonstrate the fallacy of both, a case study in Iranian behavior is necessary to understand Tehran’s version of expansionism and how a traditional containment strategy would be ineffective. Continue reading