THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Geostrategy and modern foreign policy of the Islamic Republic Iran

2015. №2, pp. 118-124

Novoselov Sergey V. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Astrakhan State University, 20a Ttatishchev st., Astrakhan, 414056, Russian Federation,

The article says that the Islamic Republic Iran is located in a geoPolitical Sciencely sensitive region, simultaneously both middle Eastern, Caucasian, and Central Asian and Caspian country. All the pain points of the region, one way or another, are associated with Iran. Everything seems to be purely internal problems of some parts of the region, whether ethnic or religious, military or economic, the problem of refugees and drug trafficking, terrorism and separatism can be effectively solved only with the assistance of the Islamic Republic Iran. That's why this country attracts the most attention of all the key actors of international relations. Around Iran and unwinds invisible, but a fierce struggle. The Islamic revolution has created a special, unique look of Iran. This appearance was the result of the vision that the founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Khomeini. The main components of this concept are the Islamic republicanism, installation on the fair Board, the unacceptability of imperialism, support for the disadvantaged, the struggle with Israel, support for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, denying unjust economic world order and opposition to the United States as the leader of the imperialist world. All of these principles are the essence of the foreign policy of the Islamic Republic Iran. Modern foreign policy of the Islamic Republic Iran is causing heated debate in the international arena. Many assessments, sounding in the world, reflect a misunderstanding of the essence of the Islamic state and the motives Tehran, taking certain decisions. There is much interest in the foreign policy of this state, both in the region and in the world.

Key words: международная система, регион, Исламская Республика Иран, ислам, идеология, стратегия, концепция, национальные интересы, национальная безопасность, глобализация, баланс, внешняя политика, конфронтация, переговоры, ядерная программа, экономика, санкции, оппозиция, the international system, the region, the Islamic Republic Iran, Islam, ideology, strategy, concept, national interests, national security, globalization, balance, foreign policy, confrontation, conversation , nuclear program, Economics, sanctions, the opposition