Saudi Arabia’s transition from King Abdullah’s rule has a high probability of being stable, although painful and slow.
Saudis see Iran’s meddling and unresolved Syrian crisis as main contributors to the turmoil in Iraq.
To resolve the ongoing diplomatic crisis, Gulf countries have to institutionalise their foreign policy.
Despite diverging views on the Arab revolutions, the GCC remained unified due to common security concerns.
The Saudis, in a pique over US policy on Syria and Egypt, finally snapped at a potential thaw with Iran.