Saudi Arabia continues to challenge relations with its allies, including Canada and the U.S., and appears more prepared than ever to take off the gloves for battle with Iran for increased control of the Persian Gulf region. In this lecture Bruce Riedel will discuss Middle East policy with a focus on Saudi Arabia and its evolving role in the region.

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Event Speakers

Bruce Riedel

Director, The Intelligence Project, The Brookings Institution

Bruce Riedel joined Brookings in 2006 after 30 years service at the Central Intelligence Agency including postings overseas in the Middle East and Europe.