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Saudi Game of Thrones threatens regional stability

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Muhammad bin Salman & Muhammad bin Nayef

Published: 24 June 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is good news for Israel and US – Zvi Bar’el – Haaretz 21.06.17
Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman agrees with US on Russia, Assad, Iran and Daesh and according to some reports, he's also met with top Israeli officials.

The long-term cost of Saudi succession shake-up – Bruce Riedel – Al-Monitor 21.06.17

Instability and Salman’s nepotistic power play – Paul R. Pillar – LobeLog 22.06.17
Salman’s power play on behalf of his nuclear family has done nothing to reduce, and may even have increased, the risk that we will awake one day to discover that Saudi Arabia is not the stable partner in the Persian Gulf region that we thought it was. We thought that about the Shah’s Iran, too.

Cluster bombs and yachts: five things you should know about Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince – Alexander Griffing – Haaretz 21.06.17
The world's youngest defence minister, Mohammed bin Salman, has become the poster boy for Saudi Arabia’s proxy wars in the Middle East.


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