Conflicts in the Persian Gulf: Origins and Evolution
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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Chapter 1 Catalogue of Persian Gulf Conflicts
Chapter 2 ConflictsSectarian and Religious Disputes
Chapter 3 ConflictsEthnic and Tribal Disputes
Chapter 4 ConflictsTerritorial and Resource Oil Natural Gas and Water Disputes
Chapter 5 ConflictsThe Impact of Governance Underdevelopment Deprivation and Injustice
Chapter 6 ConflictsThe Impact of Foreigners
Chapter 7 ConflictsThe Fallout
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