Conflicts in the Persian Gulf: Origins and Evolution

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Springer, Nov 7, 2013 - Political Science - 213 pages
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This book analyzes the origins of conflicts and wars in the Persian Gulf, assesses the common factor(s) that have been their essential fuel, determines their fallout for the political, economic, and human development of the region, and provides insight into how they may be better contained.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Catalogue of Persian Gulf Conflicts
1
Chapter 2 ConflictsSectarian and Religious Disputes
31
Chapter 3 ConflictsEthnic and Tribal Disputes
57
Chapter 4 ConflictsTerritorial and Resource Oil Natural Gas and Water Disputes
87
Chapter 5 ConflictsThe Impact of Governance Underdevelopment Deprivation and Injustice
116
Chapter 6 ConflictsThe Impact of Foreigners
129
Chapter 7 ConflictsThe Fallout
139
Chapter 8 ConflictsThe Evolution
149
Chapter 9 ConflictsIslam and Reconciliation
161
Chapter 10 Conclusion
170
Notes
179
References
197
Index
204
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Hossein Askari is Iran Professor of International Business and International Affairs, George Washington University, USA.