Israel’s Normalization With U.A.E. Squeezes Saudi Arabia

Elvera Bartels

The surprise transfer by the United Arab Emirates to normalize ties with Israel piles stress on Saudi Arabia to abide by accommodate, at the danger of inflaming community sentiment and breaking from the monarchy’s document of advertising the Palestinian lead to.

The diplomatic breakthrough also scrambles a risky rivalry concerning Saudi Arabia and Iran. Both have competed for the mantle of Islamic leadership and made use of aid for the Palestinians to burnish their credentials amongst fellow Muslims. Any Saudi-Israeli rapprochement, in the absence of…

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