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Saudi Arabia: Palace Intrigue at a Time of Transition

Reva Goujon
VP of Global Analysis, Stratfor
Jan 12, 2016 | 08:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia's recent, seemingly radical behavior has been attributed to a younger generation of royals. But the kingdom's behavior comes from an age-old imperative to guard against Iran and a developing need to restructure the economy.

Saudi Arabia's recent, seemingly radical behavior has been attributed to a younger generation of royals. But the kingdom's behavior comes from an age-old imperative to guard against Iran and a developing need to restructure the economy.

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Saudi Arabia's recent, seemingly radical behavior has been attributed to a younger generation of royals. But the kingdom's behavior comes from an age-old imperative to guard against Iran and a developing need to restructure the economy. ...

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