Based on the readings and video for this week, discuss how the Jafari school of Islamic Jurisprudence influences Iran’s foreign policy.
Instructions: Your initial post should be at least 750 words
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Katzman, Kenneth. “Iran’s Foreign Policy.” Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, Congressional Research Service Report, 29 January 2016. https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/R44017.pdf
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