Accession Number:

AD0763252

Title:

The Role of Iran in the Persian Gulf.

Descriptive Note:

Individual research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-05-15

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

The purpose of the paper is to examine the role of Iran in the Persian Gulf since the withdrawal of British military forces and analyze this role in light of United States and Allied interest in maintaining the stability of the area and an uninterrupted supply of oil. The paper is divided into four research areas to narrow the scope of presentation Chapter I is a brief historical summary of the major events of Irans past that may influence her future actions Chapter II is a study of Irans internal and external economic interests Chapter III focuses on the stability of Irans government and its external political interests and foreign policy and Chapter IV is concerned with Irans military capabilities and discusses possible security arrangements within the Gulf. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE