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PRAGMATISM IN SAUDI-IRANIAN RELATIONS AND ITS IMPACT ON THE YEMENI CRISIS (2011-2019)
Corresponding Author(s) : Abdullah Alarqan
Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews,
Vol. 8 No. 2 (2020): March
Purpose of the study: The study aimed at analyzing the pragmatic approaches of Saudi-Iranian relations and their impact on the Yemeni crisis (2011-2019).
Methodology: The study uses a combination of the used decision-making approach and the international system approach.
Main Findings: Saudi-Iranian relations were sometimes pragmatic because they were based on each country’s fulfillment of its national interests. This did not change the Saudi and Iranian strategy nor did it lead to loosening US domination over the Gulf region.
Applications of this study: This research can be used for academic purposes for universities, lecturers of political science, researchers, and undergraduate and postgraduate students. Also, it can be used for policy purposes for the decision-makers and politicians.
Novelty/Originality of this study: The phenomenon that existed in Saudi-Iranian relationships and referring to various previous research results, the study regarding the Saudi-Iranian relationship was conducted and presented comprehensively and completely. It is necessary to take into account this topic that can explore the Saudi-Iranian relationship and determine the extent to which topic can contribute to political science researches.
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