Strategic culture as factor of influence on Iranian nuclear policy

By Oleksandr Cheban (in Ukrainian)

The article examines strategic culture as phenomenon which impacts on states’ nuclear policy. This impact is examined in the article within the framework of Iranian nuclear policy. The article analyzes cultural, historical and mental factors which form strategic culture of Iran and influence on political decision making related to the development of Iranian nuclear program. Basing on the analysis of strategic culture of Iran the article makes prognosis on the future development of Iranian nuclear program.