Roland Lombardi: “Saudi Arabia needs great Egypt to counter Iran”

by Hervé Pugi. For some time, Egypt and Saudi Arabia have had a somewhat “love/hate” relationship. Allies of convenience against the Muslim Brotherhood after the upheaval of 2011, these two states are born again from the ashes of animosity from another era. We review the deterioration of relations with our expert, Roland Lombardi*. Scribouille: Strong tensions erupted between Egypt and Saudi Arabia at the Arab … Continuer de lire Roland Lombardi: “Saudi Arabia needs great Egypt to counter Iran”

Yemeni Civil War: a bleak adventure

by Hervé Pugi. It is behind closed doors but especially faced with shocking indifference that Yemen has been at war for more than a year. The Sunni coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, seems to have reached a deadlock and, as always, it is the civilians who pay the high price for this macabre adventure. Far from restoring any sort of legitimacy, above all this military … Continuer de lire Yemeni Civil War: a bleak adventure