Iran's Current Standoff against the U.S. <ul><ul><li>Briefed by </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ADAN A. NORIEGA, C/3C AFROTC </...
Structure <ul><li>Iran's Country Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Recent Historical Events </li></ul><ul><li>Mahmoud Ahmadinejad(...
Country Profile: Iran <ul><li>Official Name:  Islamic Republic of Iran  Capital:  Tehran  Government Type:  Theocratic rep...
Recent Significant Events <ul><li>Islamic Revolution and Establishment of Islamic Republic-1979 </li></ul><ul><li>1979 Sei...
Iranian President Ahmadinejad <ul><li>Became President in 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Controversial Beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>E...
Iran's Significance to Department of Defense <ul><li>U.S. fears Iran is pursuing a Nuclear Weapons Program </li></ul><ul><...
Future Consequences <ul><li>Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East </li></ul><ul><li>Ahmadinejad as an unpred...
Summary <ul><li>Iran's Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Recent History of change </li></ul><ul><li>Leader of Iran </li></ul><ul><...
Sources <ul><li>http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/iran/index.html </li></ul><ul><li...
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  1. 1. Iran's Current Standoff against the U.S. <ul><ul><li>Briefed by </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ADAN A. NORIEGA, C/3C AFROTC </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Structure <ul><li>Iran's Country Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Recent Historical Events </li></ul><ul><li>Mahmoud Ahmadinejad(Iranian President) </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of Iranian affairs to Department of Defense </li></ul><ul><li>Potential future outcomes </li></ul>
  3. 3. Country Profile: Iran <ul><li>Official Name: Islamic Republic of Iran Capital: Tehran Government Type: Theocratic republic Chief of State: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, supreme leader Population: 65.4 million Area: Slightly larger than Alaska Languages: Mostly Persian, Turkic and Kurdish; Literacy: Total Population: [77%] Male: [84%]; Female: [70%] GDP Per Capita: $8,700 Year of Independence: 1979; Islamic Republic of Iran proclaimed </li></ul>
  4. 4. Recent Significant Events <ul><li>Islamic Revolution and Establishment of Islamic Republic-1979 </li></ul><ul><li>1979 Seizure of US Embassy </li></ul><ul><li>1980-88 Iran-Iraq war </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the current leader in Power? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Iranian President Ahmadinejad <ul><li>Became President in 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Controversial Beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Extremely Conservative </li></ul><ul><li>Gains support from Working Class and Military </li></ul><ul><li>True believer of Islamic Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Why does the Department of Defense have a strong interest in Iran? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Iran's Significance to Department of Defense <ul><li>U.S. fears Iran is pursuing a Nuclear Weapons Program </li></ul><ul><li>Concern over Iran's influence in the region </li></ul><ul><li>Iran is believed to be assisting insurgency forces in Iraq against U.S. Armed forces </li></ul>
  7. 7. Future Consequences <ul><li>Influence on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East </li></ul><ul><li>Ahmadinejad as an unpredictable leader </li></ul><ul><li>Iraq? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Summary <ul><li>Iran's Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Recent History of change </li></ul><ul><li>Leader of Iran </li></ul><ul><li>Importance to Department of Defense </li></ul><ul><li>Uncertainty of Future </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sources <ul><li>http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/iran/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.us/time-zone/asia/iran/images/iran-map.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.defenselink.mil/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=47399 </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/picture_gallery/04/middle_east_iran_hostage_crisis/html/1.stm </li></ul>

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