Saudi-Iraqi Tensions Should be a Wake-Up Call on Sectarianism

ISIS has shown that localised sectarian tensions can give rise to global terrorism, and that marriages of convenience can come bac...


The Saudi Approach to Returning Jihadis

Hundreds of Saudi ISIS fighters have come home from Syria and Iraq....

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Behind the GCC's Terrorist Designation of Hizbullah

The Gulf Cooperation Council's move to blacklist the Lebanese Shia militia goes back at least three years, and is largely a functi...


Saudi Arabia's Executions: Why Now?

Saudi Arabia's execution of Nimr al-Nimr, along with 46 others, in January drew widespread condemnation and a growing regional cri...

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Saudi Arabia, Iran and the Contest for Yemen

As Yemen's political crisis grows increasingly polarised, a Chatham House report examines its regional aspects, and their ideologi...