CSIS REPORT – The Arab Gulf States and Iran: Military Spending, Modernization, and the Shifting Military Balance

Anthony H. Cordesman and Nicholas Harrington December 12, 2018 The military balance between Iran, its Arab neighbors, and the United States has been a critical military issue in the Middle East since at least the rise of Nasser in the 1950s. The risks this arms race presents in terms of a future conflict have not diminished [...]