U.S., Saudi Arabia: Holding the Chechen Card

Aug 14, 2008 | 19:38 GMT



The United States is stretched too thin to get involved in conflicts in Russia's periphery at the moment. However, in the covert world, the United States could cooperate with Saudi Arabia to stir up separatist sentiments in Russia's Muslim regions — including Chechnya — to keep Moscow occupied.

The United States and Saudi Arabia could try riling up separatists in Russia's Muslim areas to keep the resurging Russia occupied. <em>(With Stratfor map)</em>...

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