ECFR’s World in 30 Minutes: Iran & Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic breakdown

Ellie Geranmayeh
Deputy Director, Middle East and North Africa programme
Senior Policy Fellow

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ECFR’s director Mark Leonard speaks with Christian Koch, director of the Gulf Research Center Foundation, Marc Lynch, Professor of Political Science at George Washington University, and Ellie Geranmayeh, ECFR policy fellow, about the recent breakdown of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Bookshelf:

The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka

The Other Saudis – Shiism, Dissent and Sectarianism by Toby Matthiesen

Joyriding in Riyadh – Oil, Urbanism, and Road Revolt by Pascal Menoret

Taxi Tehran (Film) by Jafar Panahi