David Hearst is the Editor of the Middle East Eye.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Saudi-Iran Crisis Spells a Long Syrian War
The Saudi decision to start the new year with mass executions bore the hallmarks of a calculated move. Riyadh doubtless anticipated that the Basij would do to Saudi diplomats what had been done to previous representatives of governments who had incurred the Ayatollah’s wrath. The Saudis were...