Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a meeting with Lebanon's Christian Maronite patriarch on Nov. 14, 2017. Lately, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has amped up attempts to challenge the regional influence of Iran, hoping to reassert control over areas that he views as Saudi Arabia's rightful domain.
Signs indicate that Riyadh is trying to manipulate the political landscape in Beirut to curb Iran's influence, but it may lack the tools to succeed....
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