Saudi-Iran Rivalry and its Impacts on Pakistan
Author(s) : Syed Kamran Haider , Maaz Mohsin
Saudi Arabia and Iran are two major powers in the Muslim World and hold considerable sway over all matters pertaining to their respective regions. They both have significant stakes in matters of political and strategic nature but evince a level of animosity and enmity amongst them. Pakistan holds tenuous relations with Iran but enjoys salubrious and favorable ones with Saudi Arabia. Either way, the enmity between the two nations is sure to impart inexorable ramifications upon Pakistan as well. This study is mainly an endeavor directed towards assessing the effects that such a rivalry might entail for Pakistan. This study also provides information on the key strata and aspects in which Pakistan will be affected by this rivalry.