Saudi Arabia embraces Salafism : countering the Arab uprising?
Dorsey, James M.
Date of Issue2012
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Saudi Arabia has openly embraced Salafism as its official ideology to shield itself and its fellow conservative Gulf monarchies from the wave of anti-government revolts sweeping the Middle East and North Africa. This counter-revolutionary strategy is a gamble with wider repercussions beyond the kingdom.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 009-12