The Shiites of Saudi Arabia

Since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003 and the ensuing alteration of the regional balance of power in favor of Iran, Saudi Arabia has looked at the world through an Iranian and Shiite prism. This prism affects the way it views its neighbor across the Gulf, its position in the Arab and Islamic world, and its own Shiite population.

Full Text: “The Shiites of Saudi Arabia,” Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, Vol. 10 (2010), pp. 72-86.

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