Accession Number : ADA165190


Title :   Iran: Economy, Senility, and Ineptitude Greasing the Slide to Instability.


Descriptive Note : Special seminar paper,


Corporate Author : DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE COLL WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Porter,Franz H


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a165190.pdf


Report Date : 13 Jan 1986


Pagination or Media Count : 40


Abstract : Iran is approaching a critical juncture in its political revolution. Pressures of economic deterioration, an aging Primte, and overtly inept leadership, present prospects of serious instability. Acknowledging inherent intelligence gathering limitations, this assemssment will review and the current political and economic implications of these problems and briefly address the many hazards and few opportunities they present to the United States. (Author)


Descriptors :   *ECONOMICS , *GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , *IRAN , STABILITY , UNITED STATES , LEADERSHIP , HAZARDS , DETERIORATION , RELIGION , POLITICAL REVOLUTION


Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE