The Keur Farah Pahlavi Project and Iranian-Senegalese Relations in the 1970s

@article{Steele2020TheKF,
  title={The Keur Farah Pahlavi Project and Iranian-Senegalese Relations in the 1970s},
  author={Robert Steele},
  journal={Iranian Studies},
  year={2020},
  volume={54},
  pages={169 - 192}
}
  • R. Steele
  • Published 20 August 2020
  • Business
  • Iranian Studies
Addressing the scarcity of scholarly literature on Iran’s involvement in Sub-Saharan Africa during the Pahlavi period, this paper demonstrates that throughout the 1970s, as the shah’s international standing rose and Iran’s economy grew, so too did Iran’s political and economic relationships with several African countries, especially Senegal. The article will explore a number of factors that stimulated this relationship, most significantly Senegal’s strategic and symbolic importance, and the… 
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