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Iran"s Rivalry With Saudi Arabia Between the Gulf Wars (Durham Middle East Monographs)

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Published by Ithaca .
Written in English


  • International relations,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Iran,
  • Saudi Arabia,
  • Middle East - General,
  • International Relations - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8313351M
ISBN 10086372311X
ISBN 109780863723117

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With ongoing international dependence on the Gulf region for oil supplies, information about the roots of the bitter rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia has become increasingly important and compelling for everyone with an interest in Middle Eastern studies. This book, now in paperback, examines the attitude of the Islamic Republic of Iran towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from the early. Iran‘s Rivalry with Saudi Arabia between the Gulf Wars As the sovereign power over Mecca and Medina, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia claims special status as a protector Islam. But across the Persian Gulf, Shi‘i Iran competes with it for leadership of the Muslim world. Book review: ‘The Saudi-Iranian Rivalry’ and after the eight-year Iran-Iraq war (), the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait and its ensuing liberation, the American attack on.   Amongst the most-affected was the relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The existence of a new regime in Tehran led to increasingly vitriolic confrontations between these two states, often manifesting themselves in the conflicts across the region, such as those in Lebanon and Iraq, and more recently in Bahrain and s: 8.

  Malcolm Kerr writing in his acclaimed book Arab Cold War termed the growing rivalry and quest for leadership in the Middle East at the aftermath of British and French withdrawal between Republican Egypt and conservative Arab monarchies as a regional equivalent of Cold war. The present relations of Saudi Arabia and Iran are short of war. Buy Iran's Rivalry with Saudi Arabia Between the Gulf Wars (Durham Middle East Monographs) (Durham Middle East Monographs S.) 1 by Furtig, Henner (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Henner Furtig. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)—which represents the entirety of the Muslim world—has traditionally observed a strict policy of neutrality, preferring to resort to closed-door diplomacy regarding disagreements among its member states. In relation to the Iran-Saudi Arabia conflict, however, the OIC openly backed Riyadh, which deepened inter-sectarian rifts within the OIC.   Second, Iran and Saudi Arabia are both acting out of fear of encirclement, just as the US and the Soviet Union did. Tehran’s traumatising isolation during the Iran-Iraq War, in which most powers, including Saudi Arabia and America, backed Saddam Hussein, prompted it to invest in a chain of friendly militia forces and governments in its neighbourhood.

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