April 23, 2015

IT'S NOT A COMPLEX WHEN YOU ARE INFERIOR:

Saudi policy in Yemen: Sign of an inferiority complex? (Scott Peterson, APRIL 23, 2015, CS Monitor)

Analysts are interpreting the sudden Saudi assertiveness in Yemen as evidence that Riyadh sees Iran as having the upper hand now in the regional rivalry and feels increasingly incapable of countering its rival in proxy arenas across the Middle East. This perception, the analysts say, also led the Saudis to overestimate both the Iranian-Houthi relationship and Yemen's importance to Iran.

Posted by at April 23, 2015 1:45 PM
  

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