Crown Center focuses on a divided Saudi Arabia in latest Middle East Brief

In the most recent Middle East Brief published by the Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Ondrej Beranek, a postdoctoral fellow at the Crown Center, describes the principal actors and divisions of the fragmented Saudi politico-religious landscape, their varied goals and ability to bring about any real change. The brief further analyzes the ruling establishment's methods of curbing the many voices of dissatisfaction in an effort to maintain the status quo.

Download "Divided We Survive: A Landscape of Fragmentation in Saudi Arabia" (PDF) 

The full Middle East Brief Series can be accessed on the Crown Center's Web site

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