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Cold war in the Islamic world, Saudi Arabia, Iran and the struggle for supremacy, Dilip Hiro

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Cold war in the Islamic world, Saudi Arabia, Iran and the struggle for supremacy, Dilip Hiro
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-436) and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Cold war in the Islamic world
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1050132816
Responsibility statement
Dilip Hiro
Sub title
Saudi Arabia, Iran and the struggle for supremacy
Summary
The foundational schism between Sunni Arabia and Shia Persia manifests itself in geopolitics, as Kingdom and Islamic Republic compete
Table Of Contents
Introduction -- Black gold and America shape Iran and Saudi Arabia -- Faisal's enduring imprint; the Shah's vaulting ambition -- An Islamic revolution in Iran; Initial misreading by the Saudis -- Iran's second revolution; a millennial challenge to the House of Saud -- The Iran-Iraq War steels Khomeini's regime -- The Saudi-Iranian race to influence the Muslim world -- Saudi Arabia at the center of the twentieth century's last major war -- Saudi-Iranian détente -- The Gulf rivals' eastward march -- Iran's nuclear saga; and Iraq averts an inter-sectarian war -- The Arab Spring - reversed by a Saudi-backed counterrevolution -- Multi-front cold war between Riyadh and Tehran -- Trump fuels Gulf rivals' cold war -- Conclusions -- Epilogue
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