The Saudi-Iranian Confrontation: What Lies Ahead?

On January 12, AGSIW hosted a panel discussion examining a wide range of issues arising from the flare-up between Saudi Arabia and Iran in the aftermath of the execution of a leading Saudi Shia dissident cleric, the attack on the Saudi Embassy in Tehran and the severing of diplomatic relations between the two countries.


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