Saudi Arabia's New Sunni Alliance

WASHINGTON — If the Iran nuclear deal was an earthquake shaking the Middle East’s strategic landscape, one of the most dramatic aftershocks was the surprising arrival last month in Saudi Arabia of a high-level delegation from Hamas.

Saudi Arabia's New Sunni Alliance
Yemeni supporters of the Saudi-led coalition Operation Decisive Storm against the Houthi rebels in Yemen during a demonstration in the southwestern city of Taiz on April 1. (TAHA SALEH/AFP/Getty Images)

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Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.

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