Simon Mabon

Simon Mabon

Simon Mabon is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Lancaster University where he directs the Richardson Institute and the SEPAD Project. He is the author of Saudi Arabia and Iran: Power and Rivalry in the Middle East (2013) and Houses built on sand: Violence, sectarianism and revolution in the Middle East (2020). He is the author of over 40 articles and book chapters and is a regular media commentator.

Saudi Arabia

Analysis: There is a perfect storm brewing in Saudi Arabia

Saudi royals and officials have been arrested in what appears to be an effort by MBS to consolidate power. But why now?

Analysis: There is a perfect storm brewing in Saudi Arabia