By Anthony H. Cordesman,Bryan Gold,Garrett Berntsen

The usa faces significant demanding situations in facing Iran, the specter of terrorism, and the tide of political instability within the Arabian Peninsula. The presence of a few of the world’s biggest reserves of oil and common gasoline, important transport lanes, and Shia populations during the area have made the peninsula the point of interest folks and Iranian strategic pageant. in addition, huge early life populations, excessive unemployment premiums, and political platforms with hugely centralized energy bases have posed different fiscal, political, and protection demanding situations that the Gulf states needs to deal with and that the us needs to think about whilst forming method and policy.

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