The Gulf and US-Iranian Strategic Competition

Iranian Missile Test Launch

The Burke Chair at CSIS has prepared a detailed analysis of the history and character of  U.S. and Iranian strategic competition as part of a project supported by the Smith Richardson Foundation.

By Dr. Anthony Cordesman and Aram Nerguizian

Below you will find each chapter on the CSIS website. Select the chapter title to download the PDF.  The complete book is available below to be read in 2 parts.

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