By James Wynbrandt,Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations Fawaz A Gerges

ISBN-10: 0816078769

ISBN-13: 9780816078769

ISBN-10: 0816082502

ISBN-13: 9780816082506

Saudi Arabia is a rustic in transition, slowly yet progressively altering from inside and more and more flexing its muscle and impact domestically. the rustic has entered the recent century as a pivotal neighborhood strength. because the birthplace of Islam, it is still a robust ethical chief of the Muslim international, really the Arab area. Its reaction to household terrorism has proven that the monarchy has the force to confront destabilizing components inside of its borders and the expanding price of its oil has supplied monetary and political safety at domestic. but Saudi Arabia nonetheless faces the demanding situations of unemployment for plenty of of its voters, and its schooling process makes it tricky for Saudi early life to compete within the international marketplace. whereas the rustic held its first elections in heritage in 2005, the conflict in Iraq has deepened the divide among Sunni and Shiite policies.

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