Saudi Strategy in Syria: Rewriting Mideast’s Political Map?
Dorsey, James Michael
Date of Issue2016-02-12
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Saudi Arabia has raised the ante in its battle with Iran by publicly committing to send ground troops to Syria. This latest move by the Saudis is aimed at drawing the US into a more direct involvement to confront Islamic State as well as the de facto alliance of Russia and Iran to keep Syrian President Bashar Al Assad in power.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 033-16
Nanyang Technological University