International Affairs
11 December 2015 , Volume 71, Number 6

The complexity of Middle Eastern politics plays into terrorists’ hands. Detente between Iran and Saudi Arabia is required before Gulf States are likely to share western priorities in Syria

Authors

Jane Kinninmont

Deputy Head and Senior Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme

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Woman fighters with the Kurdish YPG militia on the outskirts of the Syrian town of Kobane

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