This book looks at trends in military expenditures in Iran during, approximately, the three decades preceding the Islamic revolution of 1979 and their impact on economic growth and development. It focuses on military security policy, which establishes guidelines for military spending decisions.
1. Introduction 2. Iran's Security Environment 3. Trends in Military Spending 4. Arms Production 5. Military Expenditures and Foreign Debt 6. Economic Growth and Development 7. The Industrial Sector 8. Agriculture 9. Employment and Training 10. Conclusion