Saudi King Salman, US-Iran standoff and impact on Iraq

Saudi King Salman is concerned about the repercussions of the US-Iran standoff on the situation in Iraq. He is said to have set up a crisis team to keep a close eye on the developments.

This comes in light of the US killing of Iranian Commander of the Quds Force Major-General Qassem Soleimani last week at Baghdad airport.

What about the crisis team?

What other steps King Salman has already taken?

These questions and more are answered in the following 472-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 27/02 – January 10, 2020]

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