Gulf alliances : regional states hedge their bets
James M. Dorsey
Date of Issue2015
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The Saudi-led intervention in Yemen designed to prevent Iranian-backed forces from gaining power symbolises the Gulf’s new assertiveness. Potential US-Iranian agreement on resolving the nuclear crisis has fuelled concern among Arab Gulf states about the reliability of the United States as the region’s ultimate security guarantor.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 074-15
Nanyang Technological University