Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2018

256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748682638

Bookseller Code (06)

The United States and the Iranian Nuclear Programme

A Critical History

First Edition

Steven Hurst

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first full historical overview of US efforts to prevent Iran acquiring nuclear weapons
  • Covers the US-Iranian nuclear relationship from 1957 to the present
  • Analyses the escalation of the crisis in the 21st century, placing that development in its proper historical context
  • Critiques US policy, explaining why it failed to achieve its objectives