Saudi Arabia's Real Goals in Syria

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Saudi Arabia's Real Goals in Syria

Toby Jones: Saudi Arabia is interested in ousting Assad but not a popular government taking his place

Toby Jones is a historian of the modern Middle East. His scholarship focuses primarily on the political intersections between science, technology, the environment, knowledge production, and the state formation, war, and Islamism. Before joining the history department at Rutgers University, Jones taught at Swarthmore College. During the 2008-2009 he was a fellow at Princeton University’s Oil, Energy and the Middle East project. From 2004 to early 2006 he worked as the political analyst of the Persian Gulf for the International Crisis Group where he wrote about political reform and sectarianism.

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