, Volume 70, Number 1

Sir Tom Phillips, British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 2010-12
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Sir Tom Phillips, British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 2010-12, is an Associate Fellow at the Chatham House Middle East and North Africa Programme

From the point of view of a Saudi policy-maker, the country, the region and the world look to be increasingly complex places

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah in discussions with John Kerry, the US Secretary of State. Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty

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