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The Hypocrisy of Saudi Arabia

DOI: 10.4236/ojps.2018.84028, PP. 433-446

Keywords: Saudi Arabia, United States, Diplomacy, Security, Foreign Policy, Iran, Iraq

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Saudi Arabia is a traditionally conservative kingdom that has seen rapid changes to domestic and international foreign policy, liberalising their own society while making efforts to tie the Saudi state to Western support. This paper discusses the danger of accepting the Saudi state as a new liberal force and examines the issues that have arisen in the previous year due to Saudi policy, and how these policies may continue in the future.

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