22 August 2019

Cracks appearing in Saudi-UAE alliance bad news for Trump


Analysis by Tim Lister Tim Lister is a journalist with CNN, co-author of 'Agent Storm' and 'The Spy with Nine Lives'   The partnership of  Saudi Arabia  and the  United Arab Emirates  is the closest anywhere in the Middle East. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran. So when  Mohammed bin Salman , now Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, launched a military campaign against the Houthi rebels in  Yemen  four years ago, it was no surprise the UAE joined the offensive. The two states [...]