TITLE

Riyadh keeps a close watch on Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
GAVIN, JAMES
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/11/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 28, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at Saudi Arabia's foreign policy as of 2014, focusing on its relationship with Iraq in the context of the crisis there over the insurgency of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (Isis) militant Islamist group. Topics include the Saudi government's claim that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has heightened Sunni-Shia sectarian conflict and al-Maliki's claim that Saudi Arabia has supported militant Islamist groups. Saudi Arabia's geopolitical competition with Iran is cited.
ACCESSION #
97237942

 

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