The Militarization of the Persian Gulf

The Militarization of the Persian Gulf

An Economic Analysis

Hossein Askari, Amin Mohseni and Shahrzad Daneshvar

The Persian Gulf is arguably the most militarized region in the world. The authors of this insightful book examine military expenditures, arms imports and military deployment to analyze how and why this came to be. Muslim teachings have much to say about peace, war and economics, and this book explores the ways in which Islamic thought affects military and economic developments.