عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: The main objective of this article is to investigate the causes of violence and erosion of national sovereignty in the Islamic community of Iraq based on the theory of relative deprivation.
Methods: This paper uses descriptive-analytical methods and library resources.
Result: Present authors examine three political-military and economic areas to identify the origins of violence in Iraq. The data extracted from it indicate the existence of discriminatory policies towards Iraqi Sunni Arab group.
Conclusion: Armed Sunni Arab violence in response to multiple and multidimensional deprivations (economic, military, political) has led to the collapse of Iraqi national government authority and consequently the erosion of national sovereignty in many Sunni areas of the country.
Keywords: Iraq, Sunnis Arab, Deprivation, National Sovereignty, Authority, Nation State