Внутренняя логика внешних заговоров Ирана

ВАШИНГТОН, ОКРУГ КОЛУМБИЯ. Хотя саудовский посол Адель аль-Юбейр, находящийся в Вашингтоне, жив и здоров, заговор с целью его убийства можно считать успешным – если его цель состояла не в том, чтобы убить аль-Юбейра, а скорее в том, чтобы уничтожить внешнюю политику иранского президента Махмуда Ахмадинежада.

История исламской республики заполнена случаями существования фракций, эксплуатирующих внешнюю политику с целью получения власти над своими внутренними конкурентами. Конкурирующим группам свойственно жертвовать национальными интересами, такими как репутация Ирана, на международном уровне, чтобы достигнуть своих собственных целей.

Еще во время ирано-иракской войны советник по вопросам национальной безопасности Рональда Рейгана Роберт Макфарлейн нанес тайный визит в Иран с одобрения самых высоких властей страны, для того чтобы заключить соглашение, которое будет в интересах Ирана. Но антиамериканские элементы в правительстве слили новости арабской газете, подрывая заключение соглашения и сталкивая и правительство Рейгана, и иранское правительство, с огромной проблемой.

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