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Nader -- Iran’s balancing act in Afghanistan / Alireza Nader,... -- 2011

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Author Nader, Alireza.
Laha, Joya.
Title Iran’s balancing act in Afghanistan / Alireza Nader, Joya Laha.

Imprint Santa Monica, California : RAND, 2011.
Physical Description ix, 25 p. ; 30 cm.
Series (Occasional paper / RAND National Defense Research Institute).
Notes Cover title.
“Prepared for the Marine Corps Intelligence Agency.”
“RAND National Defense Research Institute.”—at foot of title.
Summary: “U.S. forces in Afghanistan could increasingly be confronted by hostile Iranian actions, including stepped-up support for Taliban groups battling coalition forces, as tensions continue to rise between Iran and the United States, especially over the Iranian nuclear program. This paper examines Iran’s objectives and interests in Afghanistan and the consequent Iranian policies affecting U.S. forces in Afghanistan.”—(p. iii).
Subject Headings Iran – Foreign relations – United States.
United States – Foreign relations – Iran.
Afghanistan – Politics and government – 2001- .
Internal security – Afghanistan.
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Accession Number 15552
Language English
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Record Number 13922