By Lawrence G. Potter, Gary G. Sick (eds.)
This ebook is a follow-up quantity to the acclaimed The Persian Gulf on the Millennium: Essays in Politics, economic climate, protection and faith , released by means of St. Martin's Press in 1997. an identical editors, who direct the Gulf/2000 venture at Columbia college, have assembled a few top specialists at the Persian Gulf to mirror on components affecting safety there within the twenty-first century. such a lot participants are from the sector itself and for the 1st time percentage the result of ongoing learn with an outdoor viewers. The chapters profile the various society within the Gulf and the historic trend of Gulf defense, sooner than targeting present safeguard issues among Iran and the Arab states. They discover the mutual perceptions of the peoples of the Gulf at the present time and the function of the recent new release in shaping its future.