نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
1 استادیار گروه جغرافیای سیاسی دانشگاه خوارزمی تهران
2 دکتری علوم سیاسی، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، واحد علوم و تحقیقات تهران
3 عضو هیئت علمی گروه علوم سیاسی، دانشگاه پیام نور
عنوان مقاله [English]
In this study, a weak nation-state is identified in a specific geopolitical context relative to other states. This study defines a weak nation-state as a nation-state which has low maneuverability in a particular geopolitical context. Although geopolitical structures provide a weak nation-state with constraints rather than opportunities, a weak nation-state has some geopolitical agency through the formulation of its geopolitical discourses. This study shows that geopolitical and ideological image in the policies of the three major regional player, Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, caused of confrontation among hegemonic behavior of these political units in the region is Mesopotamia. Following the Evolution of the Arab Spring, the three countries seek to influence their governance models are going through software influence in geo-strategic Mesopotamia macro field. In addition , this paper focused on geopolitical agency rather than geopolitical structure due to its impact factor in act field of Mesopotamia with emphasize on Iraqi Kurdistan or Kurdistan regional government as a weak nation- state or de facto agency. This study analyzes the way - with the help of descriptive and theoretical basis of geopolitical and hegemonic agencies to prove their hypothesis deal.