Crises in the Contemporary Persian Gulf

Crises in the Contemporary Persian Gulf

by Barry Rubin
     
 

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This work addresses the main strategic issues in today's Persian Gulf, a region that could easily produce a crisis that would encourage international political and economic involvement. Topics discussed include: strategic balances, modernization, internal stability, and weapons of mass destruction.

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This work addresses the main strategic issues in today's Persian Gulf, a region that could easily produce a crisis that would encourage international political and economic involvement. Topics discussed include: strategic balances, modernization, internal stability, and weapons of mass destruction.

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Scholars, journalists, and diplomats<-->all but one are from western countries<-->explore strategic balances, modernization, internal instability, weapons of mass destruction, inter-state conflicts, ethnic rivalries, oil, and the challenge of radical Islamism. In addition to general issues of the region, they consider the various kingdoms, Iran, and Iraq, particularly in terms of US policy. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781135288891
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/08/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
340
File size:
2 MB

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