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The Kingdom’s quandary: Saudi Arabia’s “Iran Complex”

Voller, Yaniv (2011) The Kingdom’s quandary: Saudi Arabia’s “Iran Complex”. International Affairs at LSE (23 Nov 2011). Website.

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Last month, Iran was accused of planning to assassinate the Saudi Arabian ambassador to the United States, Adel Al-Jubeir, who is also one of King Abdullah’s closest advisors. As the startling details of the plot have grabbed the world’s attention, this is an opportune time to take a step back and reflect on the dynamics of the bilateral relationship and the reasons as to why Riyadh has long harboured a deep distrust towards Iran.

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Divisions: IGA: LSE IDEAS
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE IDEAS
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Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 14:12
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 23:20

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