The Distrust of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Regime to the United States of America and its Impact on its Foreign Policy


  • Hossein Sayahi M.A. Student, Department of International Relations, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch



Discourse, foreign policy, iran, U.S


The victory of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in 1979 and its anti-hegemonic and xenophobic aims led to a kind of mistrust and confrontation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States. Examining the reasons for Iran's distrust of the United States, as well as the discourses of the foreign policy of the Islamic Revolution, assumes and concludes that the mental background of Iranians and Iranian revolutionaries from the interventions and domination of great powers throughout Iran's history led to an Islamic revolution. Denial of domination and alienation. Subsequently, the Islamic Republic's perception of the hostility of the current domination of the revolution through its goals and approach has led the country to base its foreign policy discourses on the goal due to distrust of US goals and its efforts to change the regime. Plan the regime's survival and focus on security issues and in two perspectives: expediency and idealism.


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How to Cite

Sayahi, H. (2022). The Distrust of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Regime to the United States of America and its Impact on its Foreign Policy. CenRaPS Journal of Social Sciences, 4(1), 97-118.