Muhammad Reza Pahlavi and the Bahrain Question, 1968–1970

@article{Alvandi2010MuhammadRP,
  title={Muhammad Reza Pahlavi and the Bahrain Question, 1968–1970},
  author={Roham Alvandi},
  journal={British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={37},
  pages={159 - 177}
}
  • R. Alvandi
  • Published 27 July 2010
  • History
  • British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies
This paper examines the role of Muhammad Reza Pahlavi, the late Shah of Iran, in the secret Anglo-Iranian negotiations over Bahrain from January 1968 to March 1970. Despite a clear strategic imperative for abandoning Iran's claim to Bahrain in the wake of the British withdrawal from the Persian Gulf, the Shah feared that such an act would be seen by the Iranian public as collusion with the British to surrender Iranian territory, thereby further eroding the Pahlavi monarchy's precarious… 
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