July 15, 2012

Saudi Arabia Tilts Toward India

Harsh Pant, The National

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Zabiuddin's deportation was the first of its kind from Saudi Arabia to India, and signalled a sea change in Saudi priorities. For the last several years, India has looked to the Saudi authorities for help on terrorism-related issues. But Riyadh had been reluctant to jettison Pakistan in favour of India.

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