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United States Relations with China and Iran

Osamah F. Khalil, Anthology Editor

Bloomsbury, July 2019

Osamah F. Khalil

Bringing together an interdisciplinary group of experts, United States Relations with China and Iran examines the past, present, and future of U.S. foreign relations toward the People's Republic of China and the Islamic Republic of Iran. Edited by Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history in the Maxwell School, the forthcoming volume from Bloomsbury Academic benefits from recently declassified documents and a transnational approach. In assessing U.S. foreign policy towards China and Iran over the past six decades, the volume focuses on several key themes: interaction, normalization, and confrontation. United States Relations with China and Iran provides an insight into how and why Washington has developed and implemented its policies toward Beijing and Tehran, and examines how China and Iran have developed policies toward the United States and internationally. Finally, it draws on the insights of leading scholars discussing the future of relations between Beijing and Tehran. 

The volume is the product of the inaugural U.S. and the World Workshop hosted by the Maxwell School in September 2017. The workshop was developed in conjunction with the U.S. State Department’s Office of the Historian and featured Maxwell faculty and graduate students, and leading scholars. It was co-sponsored by the Moynihan Institute, the Middle Eastern and East Asian Studies Programs, and the History, International Relations, and Political Science Departments.