Saudi Arabia's Foreign Policy: Discreet Persuasion

Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy rests on contradictory pillars. It asserts Islamic and Arab credentials, while standing beside the United States; backing regional compromise, but conceding little to Iranian interests. The recent ebb and flow of forces in Lebanon underlines the complexities.

The World Today Published 1 July 2008 Updated 15 October 2020 4 minute READ

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