U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry participates in a joint press conference with Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud in Riyadh (REUTERS/Jason Reed).
An Israeli-Saudi Axis? Not Likely
November 29, 2013,
Bruce Riedel argues that shared opposition to an Iranian nuclear settlement will not bring Israel and Saudi Arabia closer together. While Israel and Saudi Arabia have sometimes worked together covertly, Riedel writes, Saudi Arabia's strong support of Palestinians precludes any permanent arrangements.