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

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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.


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