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Saudi Arabia’s dream of becoming the dominant Arab and Muslim power in the world has gone down in flames

09 Jan

As recently as two years ago, Saudi Arabia’s half century-long effort to establish itself as the main power among Arab and Islamic states looked as if it was succeeding. A US State Department paper sent by former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, in 2014 and published by Wikileaks spoke of the Saudis and Qataris as rivals competing “to dominate the Sunni world”.

Source: Saudi Arabia’s dream of becoming the dominant Arab and Muslim power in the world has gone down in flames

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Posted by on January 9, 2017 in Middle East

 

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