March 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia Knocked Off Balance
Jeffrey Fleishman, Los Angeles Times
The Saudi royal family prizes stability as much as the oil that secures its wealth, but political upheaval across the Middle East has shaken the kingdom's sense of balance, forcing it to press for radical change in Syria and confront a bid by longtime nemesis Iranto wield greater influence.
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