The International Politics of the Persian Gulf
To cite this publication: Mehran Kamrava, ed., The International Politics of the Persian Gulf (Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2011).
This volume presents a comprehensive, detailed, and accessible account of the international politics of the region. Focusing on the key factors that give the Persian Gulf its strategic significance, contributors look at the influence of vast deposits of oil and natural gas on international politics, the impact of the competing centers of power of Iran and Saudi Arabia, the nature of relationships among countries within the Persian Gulf, and the evolving interaction between Islam and politics. Read more from Syracuse University Press.