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Winners and Whiners in the Middle East

John Tirman | Posted 11.05.2013 | World
John Tirman

The new Whiner State is Saudi Arabia. The cascade of criticism and ridicule stirred by the Saudis' loose-cannon diplomacy signals how badly the sheiks have miscalculated. But it's more than a PR disaster. It may indicate a shift in relationships and alliances in the region.

Saudis Using Economic Pressure To Get Russia To Stop Backing Assad

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | World

AMMAN/DOHA, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has offered Russia economic incentives including a major arms deal and a pledge not to challenge Russian ...