Why 2020 Could Be a Year of Escalation With Iran
Dec 27, 2019 | 10:00 GMT
- Dialogue between Riyadh and Tehran could help de-escalate some of the physical risks that Iran poses to Saudi Arabia.
- However, the likelihood that Iran will soon announce additional departures from compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal could inflame regional tensions.
- In the most extreme scenario, Iran's development of its nuclear program and its activities through its proxies in Iraq and elsewhere could incite a military confrontation in the year to come.