Saudis Expand Regional Power as Others Falter

(New York Times) David D. Kirkpatrick - As a new king assumes the throne in Riyadh, the chaos across the region has lifted the Saudi monarchy to unrivaled power and influence. Yet the ascendance of the Saudis is largely a byproduct of the feebleness or near-collapse of so many of the states around them, including Iraq, Egypt, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain and Tunisia.

2015-01-26 00:00:00

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