Tensions in the Gulf: The Attack on Saudi Arabia

  • September 23, 2019

Iran has been accused of firing cruise missiles and drones at oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, a close American partner, and the world’s most important energy producer. The attack was the most audacious yet, in what has been a simmering indirect conflict between the Middle East’s two largest powers. To discuss this situation, Aaron speaks with Dr. Afshon Ostovar, an assistant professor of national security affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School and an FPRI Senior Fellow.

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Middle East Program