Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security

iStock_000018061772Small-Copy-300x215There is much speculation on a warming of relations, and even collaboration, between Saudi Arabia and Israel in the aftermath of the Iran nuclear deal. Both countries perceive a nuclear Iran to be a great threat. However, given its history and concern for the legitimacy of its rule, the Saudi royal family is more likely to draw closer to Iran than to Israel.

Full Text: “Saudi-Israeli Relations: Balancing Legitimacy and Security.” BESA Perspectives. December 17, 2013.

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