IRAN – SAUDI RIVALRY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS ON GEOPOLITICS OF PERSIAN GULF
There are diverse and critical reasons related to economic, social, geopolitical, security and strategic issues that cause a unique identity of Persian Gulf. In this research paper the key factors and relation among two giant powers of the Persian Gulf, Iran and Saudi Arabia. Both the countries have massive oil reserves but Saudi Arabia is availing leverage as Iran has to face restrictions from United Nations and United States of America to open sale of oil in market. This study will focus on rivalry amongst Iran and Saudi Arabia in Security, Ideology and Regional Dominance which are very crucial factors. The study will also find out possibility of settlement of matters among both the countries which is critical in setting long lasting peace and stable political, social and economic situation in Persian Gulf and Middle East.