(OilPrice) The long standing mistrust that exists between Iran and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia runs deep and involves far more than diverging view in politics and religion, though those two issues count for much in what has kept the two sides at odds over the past millennia and a half.
Animosity between the Arabs and Persians living on opposite shores of the Gulf whose very name both sides claim as theirs, have this amazing ability to “recall" events that took place several hundreds of years ago as though they took place yesterday. To say that memories run deep would be a gross understatement. Memories run very deep.
Today, the inhabitants of modern day Iran and Saudi Arabia continue to mistrust each other with the same fervor displayed by their forefathers, only now that mistrust is accompanied by some of the best military hardware that money can buy.
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