Conflict Analysis in West Asia

Max Laurens Tamon


Historically, the presence of the West Asia region has been significant for countries interested in it. The world's earliest civilizations developed in West Asia. This study uses a descriptive qualitative research model approach in conducting empirical problem analysis. The qualitative approach used in this research is a type of literature study in which the data sources are analyzed from books and journals related to research on conflict typology mapping studies in the West Asia Region. The collection of data and information in this study was carried out using qualitative data collection techniques, namely literature studies. In analyzing the research data, the researcher carried out three activities that could be carried out simultaneously, namely data reduction, data presentation, and drawing conclusions or verification. Results show various theories to explore the development of Arab countries in the modern century. Montesquieu thinks that there is a positive relationship between conflict and political temperament. The Europeans believed that the region would be maintained by controlling trade routes and preventing the world. From various views, it can be understood that the development of Modern West Asia, from nationalism to the conflicts that hit it, cannot be separated from Western interests. The West Asia region is a region that has never been free from political problems on a domestic, regional and international scale. More precisely, it is always full of political surprises. The potential geographical conditions have not been directly proportional to the political comfort in this region since the beginning. Even the tug-of-war between world powers in West Asia continues to establish its hegemony.


West Asia; Conflict; Politics

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