The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 26
Page No. 6323 - 6330

Idealism and Realism in the Foreign Policy of Islamic Republic of Iran and its Effect on National Interests

Authors : Zeinab Zareei and Jahanbakhsh Moradi

Abstract: The present study attempts to study idealism and realism in the foreign policy of Islamic Republic of Iran and its effect on national interests. Here, the main question has been raised in a way to show how idealism and realism approaches in foreign policy could prepare national interests of Islamic Republic of Iran? In the basic response, this hypothesis has been raised that idealism and realism approaches in foreign policy of Iran has not provided national profits of Islamic Republic of Iran. The present study is analytic-descriptive. Also to support this paper theoretically, realism and idealism were used. Post-revolution discourse is Exactly in contrast with pre-revolutionary discourse and has created a different picture in that ground. Besides that, discourses of Palestine movement support, Israel disappearance and foreign force rejection from the region are two new discourse is Islamic revolution and Islamic republic. The transformation made in this discourse more than anything-is due to cultural and religious fact or that religious-cultural transformation in foreign policy can be the most important Iranian discourse after revolution In fact after Islamic revolution until now, connecting ideology with realism and idealism has formed the foreign policy of Islamic Republic of Iran.

How to cite this article:

Zeinab Zareei and Jahanbakhsh Moradi, 2016. Idealism and Realism in the Foreign Policy of Islamic Republic of Iran and its Effect on National Interests. The Social Sciences, 11: 6323-6330.

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