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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 112–115.
Published: 01 September 2011
...George L. Vasquez George L. Vasquez is professor of history at San José State University, California. Milani Abbas : The Shah . New York : Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 . 488 pages.$30 . ISBN 978-1403971935 (hardcover) . Copyright 2011 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2011...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., as the various chapters of this book vividly demonstrate, Venice’s myth is at least as important and rich as any other. 10.1215/10474552-1384900 Abbas Milani: The Shah. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 488 pages. $30. ISBN 978-­1403971935 (hardcover). Reviewed by George L. Vasquez. Abbas...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 September 2011
.... 10.1215/10474552-1384900 Abbas Milani: The Shah. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. 488 pages. $30. ISBN 978-­1403971935 (hardcover). Reviewed by George L. Vasquez. Abbas Milani, the Iranian-­American director of the Iranian Studies Program at Stanford University as well as research fellow...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (4): 69–88.
Published: 01 December 2015
... of the nineteenth century had forced the then shah to grant a limited constitution, making the country a constitutional monarchy. After discovering petroleum in Iran in 1906, the British concluded that democratic govern- ment threatened their interests. To deal with the situation, Britain and Russia called...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (4): 24–42.
Published: 01 December 2012
... in 1921. Eventually, Khan proclaimed himself Shah Reza Pahlavi and ruled Iran until 1941, when he was forced to abdicate in favor of his son Moham- mad Reza. The brief rise of the nationalists in the early 1950s under Moham- mad Mossadeq was squashed, and, with US support, royal forces engineered...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 123–125.
Published: 01 June 2002
... during the past century: (1) the Constitutional Revolution (1906–11), marking the start of the modern nation-state of Iran and its continuation through the reign of Reza Shah (1925–41); (2) the White Revolution (1962), during the reign of Reza Shah’s son, Reza Shah Pahlavi, which marked the startling...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 126–129.
Published: 01 June 2002
... of the modern nation-state of Iran and its continuation through the reign of Reza Shah (1925–41); (2) the White Revolution (1962), during the reign of Reza Shah’s son, Reza Shah Pahlavi, which marked the startling impact of oil on Iran’s economy and agricultural development; and (3) the Islamic Revolution...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (2): 129–132.
Published: 01 June 2002
... Revolution (1906–11), marking the start of the modern nation-state of Iran and its continuation through the reign of Reza Shah (1925–41); (2) the White Revolution (1962), during the reign of Reza Shah’s son, Reza Shah Pahlavi, which marked the startling impact of oil on Iran’s economy and agricultural...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 116–122.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of the many Marxist organizations that fought to bring down the shah of Iran. In the view of Behrooz and some other scholars, these organizations fought, and many of their members died, only to see their efforts hijacked by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 122–125.
Published: 01 December 2002
... of the many Marxist organizations that fought to bring down the shah of Iran. In the view of Behrooz and some other scholars, these organizations fought, and many of their members died, only to see their efforts hijacked by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2003) 14 (4): 42–55.
Published: 01 December 2003
... side of the Persian Gulf and the dynasty of the shah of Iran on the north. Our appreciation of the importance of the first of these relationships was reflected in President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s making the effort to ren- dezvous with King Ibn Saud on 14 February 1945. Roosevelt was on his way home...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 23–33.
Published: 01 March 2006
...James A. Bill 2006 James A. Bill is professor emeritus of government at the College of William and Mary. The Cultural Underpinnings of Politics: Iran and the United States James A. Bill Ever since Shah Ismail Safavid marched...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (4): 10–21.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of America’s vice con- sul in Tehran. In 1937 – 8 an American attempt at an oil concession under Reza Shah ended in failure. It was not until after the oil crisis of 1951 – 3 under Iran’s prime minister, Mohammed Mossadegh, and his nationalization of the AIOC, that US oil companies finally entered...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (3): 109–118.
Published: 01 September 2002
... King Zahir Shah and the resolution of the Kashmir issue so as to diffuse the prospect of a nuclear war between India and Pakistan. Much of this may be wishful thinking. It seems unlikely at present that the Northern Alliance, composed of minority Tajiks, Uzbeks...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 81–103.
Published: 01 June 2013
... as a “lackey” of the United States, while Israeli foreign policy was condemned as a policy in the ser- vice of the “imperialist powers.” Israel was called the “pistol of the USA” in the Middle East.16 It should be noted that during the 1950s, Turkey and the shah’s Iran were also regarded...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 16–25.
Published: 01 September 2010
.... The difficulty in obtaining reliable intelligence on Iran is not for lack of trying. The CIA has had a major program directed against Iran since the fall of the shah and the Khomeini revolution in 1979. For many years, a station called Tefran (an amalgam of Tehran and Frankfurt) operated as if it were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (4): 88–115.
Published: 01 December 2002
... after the fall of the shah of Iran, the subsequent hostage crisis and terrorism in that country, and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The second strategic calcu- lation derived from the U.S. Navy’s interest in expanding NATO’s operations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (4): 20–41.
Published: 01 December 2005
....” It also offered to sell the shah of Iran a reprocessing facility for extracting plutonium from nuclear reactor fuel. Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, the power behind the deal, sup- ported this stance because it would generate signifi cant new business for cor- porate America, including...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 24–37.
Published: 01 September 2004
... security. These anxieties were exacerbated by the collapse of the shah’s regime in Iran in early 1979. With the United States unwilling in Saudi eyes to save its close friend the shah, the Saudis feared that it would act the same way if the Saudi regime faced similar circumstances.9 When then Crown...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 13–26.
Published: 01 December 2001
.... But there is a great deal that might be gained. A little history may be instructive. In 1975, Saddam and the shah of Iran concluded an agreement covering long-standing, highly contentious issues: Kurdish activities along and across the northern borders and access...