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Power Shifts in the Saudi-Iranian Strategic Competition

Parkes, Aidan


The tensions between The Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) have afflicted the Gulf, and the broader Middle East region pervasively since the 1979 Islamic Revolution of Iran. The most theoretically illuminating feature of this conflict is that rather than isolated and regional, it develops parallel to global shifts in power. This article analyses the ascensions of two Islamic powers, and how their ascensions have aligned, commensurate to trends in global...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-05
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Security and Intelligence Studies
DOI: 10.18278/gsis.4.1.3
Access Rights: Open Access


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