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Saudi Arabia’s Unlikely Flirtation with Russia and Israel

Australian Institute of International Affairs

Saudi Arabia’s recent courtship with Russia and Israel should be understood as a failure of the United States government to assure Saudi Arabia of their security.
For much of the last 35 years Saudi Arabia has looked to the United States as a beacon of security and a source of political clout. This relationship was born out of, and in response to, the growing Soviet influence throughout the Cold War and was later reinforced by the geo-political threat posed by the Iranian revolution. But cracks are beginning to emerge in this relationship, and the Saudis have begun to look for …read more

Source: Australian Institute of International Affairs

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