1 University of Birmingham (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
2 Islamic Azad University (Tehran, Iran)
3 Allameh Tabatabaei University (Tehran, Iran)
Received: 1 September 2021 / Accepted: 15 October 2021 / Published: 1 December 2021
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Keywords: National Security, Iranian Security Policy, Afghanistan, the Taliban, Global and regional Competitions
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