“Iran: Military Spending, Modernization, and the Shifting Military Balance in the Gulf”

by Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman

Originally published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Read full report here.

This 185 page report examines the history of the Gulf arms race, looking at arms sales and modernization programs (air, land, naval, missile). 

Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman

Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman

Dr. Anthony H. Cordesman holds the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at CSIS, and previously served as Director of Intelligence Assessment in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. During a career that spans five decades he has completed a wide variety of studies on issues including energy, U.S. strategy and defense plans, the lessons of modern war, and NATO modernization.
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