Saudi-U.S. Breakup? Where Else Will They Turn?

(Wall Street Journal) Karen Elliott House - In a tribal society like Saudi Arabia's, it is well understood that weakness breeds contempt and invites aggression. Yet for the Saudis, there is no alternative protector. The kingdom has courted Russia and China in recent years, but they won't protect the Saudis from the primary threat of Iran. Indeed, they support the regime in Tehran.

2013-10-25 00:00:00

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