Previous parts of our series are available here:
The last chapter of our series will follow a somewhat unusual topic compared to the previous chapters: the majority of Turkey’s foreign and security policy activities towards Iran have already been presented during the series of articles, so our current article aims to present the “greatest enemy”, Iran, as fully as possible. , albeit briefly. point of view, thus facilitating the understanding of the contradictory, conflicting and cooperative relationship between the two countries.
Surrounded by enemies
When examining Iran’s foreign policy interests, it is easy to make the mistake of viewing the country as a one-person authoritarian state, and analyzing the decisions made by the country’s leadership in that light. On a theoretical level, Iran is already controlled by one person, Ayatollah Khamenei, but practice shows that – although the Supreme Leader is undoubtedly the most important and powerful political actor in the country –
To which you can find answers in our article:
- How does Iran view NATO and Israel?
- What geopolitical goals has Tehran set for itself?
- What means does Iran use to achieve these goals?
- Are relations between Tehran and Ankara really hostile?