This article aims to study the behavior of the Iranian regime in Yemen during the period of 2004-2018. It revealsthe main objectives of Iran’s intervention and examinesthe determinants of the Iranian foreign policy towards Yemen. We also comment on John balance of power in the region and resulted in a regional reaction represented by Operation DecisiveStorm. Furthermore, it is our determination that the Iranian intervention in Yemen has sought to achieve two goals: an ideological one achieved through the dissemination of theTwelverdoctrine in Yemen; the second goalis geopolitical directed at controlling Bab-el-Mandeb Strait. Iran seeks to realize these goals through its agents in Yemen, the Houthis.Mearsheimer's real-life theory of Iranian behavior in Yemen and consider the Role Theory byK. J. Holsti. Our research concludes that Iranian behavior in Yemen hasaffected the
"The implications of the Iranian role in Yemen (2018-2004),"
An-Najah University Journal for Research - B (Humanities): Vol. 35:
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