Conflict modeling and analysis have been investigated within many disciplines. Metagame based methods are the most comprehensive models that have been used for conflict modeling and analysis. The literature review outlines that common interest in the gas field shared between Iran and Qatar and lack of power balance between the two parties have caused conflict. Moreover, no serious study has been done on the aspects involved in the conflict. In this research we acknowledge the lack of a comprehensive study on the gas field shared. We employed confrontation analysis and drama theory to shed light on the potential issues involved in this case. Based on the data collected from several in-depth interviews, we present a framework depicting influential factors on the case of shared field between Iran and Qatar. While research findings show that negotiation under the current circumstances is impossible, a positive situation for Iranian side in the future is predicted. The research also suggests an appropriate strategy not only to resolve the conflict in Iran-Qatar partnership, also facilitate the creation of fruitful collaboration between the two parties.


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