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Published: 01 March 2019

432 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190944650

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Cold War in the Islamic World

Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Struggle for Supremacy

Dilip Hiro

  • The foundational schism between Sunni Arabia and Shia Persia manifests itself in geopolitics, as Kingdom and Islamic Republic compete.
  • Saudi Arabia frames the conflict in sectarian terms whereas Iran contends that the Saudi monarchy is "un-Islamic" and thus illegitimate
  • Uncovers how the US is fueling regional rivalries
  • Author is well-respected Middle East expert whose books have received critical acclaim

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