عنوان مقاله [English]
The present article seeks to derive an analytical framework for foreign policy from the critical theory of Frankfurt School. It aims at showing the possibility and capability of applying the concepts, assumptions and principles of the critical theory toward explanation and analysis of foreign policy. In other words, we try to answer the question whether it is possible to use the critical theory as a conceptual and theoretical framework towards analyzing foreign policy. The testable answer to the main question is that the critical theory can be used as a theoretical framework towards analyzing foreign policy. So we can speak of critical foreign policy analysis (CFPA).