war on the rocks

Saudi-Iranian Competition throughout the Middle East

November 21, 2017

Episode Notes:

Ali Nader, a senior international defense researcher at the RAND Corporation, talks about the regional competition between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Iran. From Yemen to Lebanon to Iraq, the two countries are vying for regional hegemony, sometimes through political influence, and tragically in Yemen. Ali gives us insights into the current state of these tensions and what to expect in the near future.