Internal Factors of Insecurity in the Persian Gulf

Document Type : Original Article


Since a long time ago, the Persian Gulf security has always formed the focus of attention of regional states and the world big powers. During the final years of the 20th and early 21st centuries given the changes and transformations occurring after the US war and Iraq invasion, the significance of the region from security perspective increased. As a result, several conventions and special dialogs were held by regional states, international bodies, and big world powers regarding the establishment of sustainable security to ensure particular goals and interests. In this research we analyze the sources of insecurity including intra-regional in Persian Gulf.