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King Abdulllah of Saudi Arabia (photo: dpa)

Saudi Arabia versus the Arab Spring

Stability at All Costs

Saudi Arabia is often seen as the main player in the counter-revolution against the uprisings of the Arab Spring. In reality, however, the kingdom's reaction has been conservative because both its domestic and foreign policies have been geared towards "stability" for quite some time now. By Bernard HaykelMore