Saudi Arabia’s and Iran’s Quest for Stability after 9/11
With fears of a new regional war looming, Saud al-Faisal and Kamal Kharrazi condemned 9/11, but warned Washington against taking hasty action. Doubtful if a US attack against the Afghan Taliban could guarantee victory over the group, Riyadh had briefly attempted to reconcile the Taliban with the pro-Iranian Afghan Northern Alliance before the outbreak of the war. Tehran had welcomed the initiative although it was quickly stalled due to the pending war.
KeywordsInternational Atomic Energy Agency Saudi Arabia Security Council Nuclear Weapon North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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