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Saudi Arabia in the 1980s

foreign policy, security, and oil

by William B. Quandt

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Subjects:
    • Saudi Arabia -- Foreign relations.,
    • Saudi Arabia -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam B. Quandt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS227 .Q36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 190 p., [2] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4271882M
      ISBN 100815772866, 0815772858
      LC Control Number81018086

      The United States has had a long-term relationship with Saudi Arabia in the areas of medical research and care. In the s through to the s, Saudi Arabia developed and instituted expansive medical coverage for its citizens, built hospitals, and trained physicians.   Saudi Arabia: The kingdom did little to export Wahhabism beyond its borders during its first few decades of existence. But in , Saudi leaders felt their dominance in the Islamic world challenged by the Iranian revolution, which provided an alternative model of Islamic governance.

        Saudi Arabia is a wealthy and powerful country which wields influence in the West and across the Islamic world. Yet it remains a closed society. Its history in the twentieth century is dominated by the story of state formation. After the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Ibn Sa'ud fought a long campaign to bring together a disparate people from across the Arabian peninsula.5/5(3). It is a shame considering that the doctor, who was born in Britain to Pakistani Muslim parents, reconnected with her Muslim faith while in Saudi Arabia. Many of the situations that Ahmed encounters during her time in Saudi Arabia are frustrating and shocking to her — the anti-Semitism of many of her colleagues, the joy many people took at the.

      The Saudi Arabian economy has changed almost beyond recognition since the oil boom days of the s, and the Kingdom itself has changed too economically, socially, and demographically. In the second edition of The Saudi Arabian Economy, Mohamed Ramady uses several overlapping themes to establish and develop a framework for studying the. Saudi Arabia–Syria relations refer to diplomatic and economic relations between Saudi Arabia and atic ties between these two countries of the Middle East have long been strained by the major events in the region. Relations between Saudi Arabia and Syria deteriorated further following the Syrian Civil War and Saudi Arabia's numerous calls for Bashar al-Assad to be removed from power.


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