Saudi Arabia and Iran move closer to war - how does each side's military strength compare?

Saudi Arabia and Iran move closer to war - how does each side's military strength compare?
 

Long term rivals, the two nations have seen tensions escalate in recent days after a series of explosive incidents. 
The latest has seen Saudi Crown prince Mohammed bin Salman accuse Iran of arming militias - something he warned could be considered “an act of war”. 
It comes after Saudi Arabia intercepted a rocket fired by militia near the airport in its capital city, something they blamed Iran for. 
Meanwhile Iran has done little to calm the situation, mocking Saudi Arabia and accusing it of hypocrisy. 
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif posted on Twitter this week: “KSA bombs... read more

 
7 November 2017 in World News, Views: 36
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