Sectarianism as a Factor Shaping Persian Gulf Security

@article{Grabowski2015SectarianismAA,
  title={Sectarianism as a Factor Shaping Persian Gulf Security},
  author={W. Grabowski},
  journal={International Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={52},
  pages={1 - 11}
}
  • W. Grabowski
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • International Studies
Sectarian tensions in the West Asia have exacerbated with a new power and remain a vital factor influencing relations between Muslim states. In Persian Gulf, sectarianism as a tool used by states comes from Muslim fragmentation into Sunni and Shia branches and is expressed in a hostility towards the opposite group. In reality, this hostility is usually exploited by authoritarian states to reach their goals and interests at the expense of weak or failed states by meddling into their affairs. At… Expand
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