Portland State University
A proper understanding of contemporary American Iranian relations requires knowledge of America’s role in post-World War II political, social, and economic changes in Iran. This course traces the history of US-Iranian relations since the time of the early American missionary activities in Iran. It examines the American involvement in Iran with reference to economic objectives, military assistance, strategic needs, and foreign policy interests.
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