Scientific Journal of Defense Policy

According to the latest review and ranking of the country's scientific publications in the Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC), the scientific journal of Defense Policy has been ranked Q3 in terms of quality.

  • Start of publication: 1992
  • Credit of the publication: Academic / Specialized
  • Type of articles to be published: Research, promotional
  • Format: Print and Online
  • Frequency: Quarterly
  • Coverage: Political science and international relations
  • Type of Journal: Academic / Specialized
  • Language: Persian; including English abstracts
  • Type of arbitration: Double Blind Peer Review; two reviewers
  • Review Time: 1 to 4 months approximately
  • Citation method: APA 7th edition (2020)
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  • Article Processing, Publishing and judging Charges: Free for review process and publication.
  • Type of License: CC BY
  • Type of Access: Open Access (OA) 



important points:

  1. Respected authors are requested to follow the format of the Journal in order to speed up the review and judging process.
  2. Respecting the rules of ethics in publications, this Journal is subject to the rules of the Committee on Ethics in Journal (COPE) and follows the executive regulations of the Law on Prevention and combating fraud in Scientific Works.
  3. All articles sent to this Journal are reviewed by plagiarism software. Submitting the report of Samim Noor text matching system or Irandak matching system is also necessary at the time of submitting the article. (Link to the guide to the plagiarism detetor system)
  4. Also, please, when submitting the article (commitment form), (authors conflict of interest form) must be signed by all authors and uploaded to the system
  5. Complete the authors profile form completely.
Current Issue: Volume 32, Issue 125 - Serial Number 4, March 2024 (Winter 2024) 

The political strategy of the Islamic Republic of Iran to confront takfiri groups in Syria

Pages 132-103

عابدی Abedi; Yahya Safavi; abbas nilforoshan; mohammad reza besharati; Mohammad Ali Abedi

A layered analysis of the causes of future wars in West Asia

Ebrahim ejabi; Khalil Koulivand; hamid motaghi

Islamic Republic of Iran and Regional security of Central Eurasia

Jahangir Karami; Soleyman Mohebbi; Alireza Karimian

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