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HPU Professor Of History Publishes Article In 'Middle East Quarterly'

Posted on May 25, 2010.

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 24, 2010 ? Dr. Larry Simpson, professor of history at High Point University, recently published an article in the Spring 2010 issue of Middle East Quarterly.

The article, titled ?Behind the Iranian Menace: Russian and Chinese Support for Tehran? ? which was originally presented as a paper at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Middle East and African during the fall 2009 semester ? examines the relationship between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Moscow and Beijing.

“It warns that there may be a new and dangerous alliance in formation that threatens regional powers, as well as the global interests of the United States,” Simpson says. “My article documents how Russia and the People’s Republic of China have been aiding and abetting Iran in its military and nuclear development. Finally, it questions the wisdom of Washington trying to impose vigorous, multilateral sanctions against the Iranian government if such a policy requires the support of the Russians and Chinese.”

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with 3,700 undergraduate and graduate students from 50 countries and 44 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report No. 5 among comprehensive universities in the South and No. 1 in its category among up-and-coming schools. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 6 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” HPU was included in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” 2009 listings. The university offers 68 undergraduate majors, 40 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at www.highpoint.edu or on Twitter at http://twitter.com/highpointu.

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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