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Political and strategic situation in the Persian Gulf in the light of British withdrawal.

Ali Shojai

Political and strategic situation in the Persian Gulf in the light of British withdrawal.

by Ali Shojai

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Published by (n. pub.) in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Soc.Sci.)- University of Birmingham, Dept. of Political Science, 1972.

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Open LibraryOL20648345M

  The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Slavery and Manumission: British Policy in the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf in the First Half of the 20th Century by Jerzy Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Jerzy Zdanowski. The Gulf War (2 August – 28 February ), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August – 17 January ) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January – 28 February ) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's Location: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf.

In order to better understand the causes of the Gulf War, this essay will examine the following areas: the Iraqi social, political and economic situation, Saddam’s nature and religious belief, the new world order after the Berlin Wall demolition and the political failure of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) Superpower, and.   Long a taboo topic, as well as one that has alarmed outside powers, sectarian conflict in the Middle East is on the rise. The contributors to this book examine sectarian politics in the Persian Gulf, including the GCC states, Yemen, Iran and Iraq, and consider the origins and con- sequences of sectarianism broadly construed, as it affects ethnic, tribal and religious/5(9).

  The British government is playing a key role in arming repression throughout the Persian Gulf. War on Want’s new report, Arming Repression, details for the first time the sheer scope of weapons exports and training provided to regimes in the Gulf in order to police their own populations. Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates. Today is the day of the blockade imposed against Qatar by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt.


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Political and strategic situation in the Persian Gulf in the light of British withdrawal by Ali Shojai Download PDF EPUB FB2

About the Persian Gulf Area. The strategic position of the Gulf area,2 its mineral and other valuable resources, 3 its trade routes, and, above all, the shifting relations of the United States and the Soviet lAlvin J.

Cottrell, "British Withdrawal from the Per-sian Gulf," Military Review, 50 (June, ), Author: Masoumah Saleh Al-Mubarak. Accounting for Britain’s withdrawal from the Persian Gulf is important for two reasons.

First, the event itself was a significant turning-point for the Persian Gulf. It unleashed the momentum towards the emergence of three states, and hence was a critical moment in the history of File Size: KB. The Persian Gulf Residency was an official colonial subdivision (i.e., residency) of the British Raj from until (and remained British protectorates after Indian independence inup to ), whereby the United Kingdom maintained varying degrees of political and economic control over several states in the Persian Gulf, including what is today known as the United Arab Emirates.

The Persian Gulf: The Economic and Political History of Five Port Cities, provides the most comprehensive overview to date of the Persian Gulf at a time of major political change, including the successive arrival of the European `trading empires'.

The study emphasizes the role of the local elites and how its members manipulated and used the administrative structures for their own gain/5(5). Strategic considerations of imperial defense led The Times to proclaim, “British supremacy in India is unquestionably bound up with British supremacy in the Persian Gulf” (p.

Peterson’s valuable essay offers a more nuanced analysis, noting the significant differences in priority that animated foreign-policy making in London as. Change occurs rapidly in the Persian Gulf. While some states have capitalised on the fast-paced nature of globalised fiscal transactions and have become important markets for foreign investment, others have fallen victim to such speculations.

The Political Economy of the Gulf Working Group Summary Report The CIRS research project on “The Political Economy of the Gulf” was launched in As with other CIRS research initiatives, after a thorough review of existing literature on the topic, certain gaps were identified meriting further original research and scholarship.

GEOPOLITICS OF THE PERSIAN GULF REGION 83 Saudi Arabia conducts an incoherent policy towards its Shia minority, being unsure about its loyalty towards the Saudi monarchy.

The Persian Gulf is a unique spot in the Islam world, because the Shia population is so well represented in traditional Sunni Muslim societies.

The Politics and Security of the Gulf: Anglo-American Hegemony and the Shaping of a Region - Kindle edition by Macris, Jeffrey R. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Politics and Security of the Gulf: Anglo-American Hegemony and the Shaping of a Region/5(2).

The British Withdrawal from the Gulf, Article in The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 31(1) January with 29 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Wm.

Roger Louis. Anglo-Arab relations in the Persian Gulf during the era of British hegemony (– ) was the problem of protection.

It shaped the world within which the Gulf rulers lived more than any other factor. The popular perception of the British era in the Gulf itself is that British protection was imposed from above, coercively, throughFile Size: KB.

This study has a twofold purpose: to demonstrate the causes of and various responses (British domestic, Iranian, Arabian, American, and Soviet) to the British decision to withdraw and to illustrate the regional political consequences of that withdrawal.

The British Labour Government decision resulted primarily from an economic crisis. The various responses to the decision seem to have been Author: Masoumah Saleh Al-Mubarak. Resident in the Persian Gulf—Political Resident in the Persian Gulf after the s—was responsible for Britain’s relations with the entire Gulf region.

To support the resident in his role, the British assigned a naval squadron to the Gulf to patrol its waters—a practice known. Britain and the Gulf: At the Periphery of Empire and particularly following offi cial withdrawal, the situation returned to what it was previously: British interests in the Gulf were, and remain, consid- and it also explained British hostility to shifts in political power in Muscat in –71 and Author: J.

Peterson. HMS Juffair, Britain’s first permanent naval base in the Gulf sincewill soon enhance the capabilities of the British forces in the region and receive the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers.

Britain’s presence in the Persian Gulf goes back to early nineteenth century as. A recent visit to the city of Baku in Azerbaijan on the Caspian Sea called to mind that a century ago, the Caspian region held half the world oil supplies. Half a century ago, the battle of. If the withdrawal of the British political and military presence in the Gulf has resulted in a power vacuum in this highly volatile and inflam-mable area, then Ras al-Khaimah represents a vacuum within a vacuum.

It is in this southern area of the Gulf that problems may well rear their ugly heads in the short term rather than in areas further north. BRITISH REAFFIRM PERSIAN GULF PLAN. assumptions in the Gulf area had been fixed on the basis of a British withdrawal. In particular, Iran. In command of the world's largest hydrocarbon reserves and occupying a central role in both Middle Eastern and global politics, the six traditional monarchies -- Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) -- that comprise the Gulf Cooperation Council are now among the most heavily researched yet most commonly misunderstood actors in the/5(5).

Persian Gulf oil accounts for less than five percent of America's energy consumption. Japan, which is highly dependent on Gulf oil, did not send troops, while Britain, which exports oil, did send.

"A superb political-military study of the Persian Gulf region that provides a sophisticated analysis of British interests, past and present, and how the United States inherited its current security role driven largely by Britain's withdrawal "East of Suez" and U.S.

Cold War : $An Analysis of European Political Cooperation During the Persian Gulf Crisis Donna G. Starr* I. Introduction This article will analyze the role of the European Communities (EC) in the area of conflict resolution by examining the Persian Gulf War and the EC's response to that crisis.

Specifically, this articleAuthor: Donna G. Starr. The British Conservative Party still sees the Persian Gulf as important, for trade. Despite the fact that the Persian Gulf now, in the beginning of the twenty first century, is not as significant, and vital as it used to be for Britain during the nineteenth, and up until the middle of the twentieth centuries.