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Paul Aarts; Gerd Nonneman (editors). Saudi Arabia in the Balance: Political Economy, Society, Foreign Affairs. NYU Press. 2006. 460pp.

As'ad AbuKhalil. The Battle for Saudia Arabia: Royalty, Fundamentalism, and Global Power. Seven Stories Press. 2004. 248pp.

Frederick F. Anscombe. The Ottoman Gulf: The Creation of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. Columbia University Press. 1997. 270pp.

Saeed M. Badeeb. The Saudi-Egyptian Conflict Over North Yemen, 1962-1970. Westview Press. 1986. 148pp.

F. Gregory Gause. Saudi-Yemeni Relations: Domestic Structures and Foreign Influence. Columbia University Press. 1990. 233pp.

Parker T. Hart. Saudi Arabia and the United States: Birth of a Security Partnership. Indiana University Press. 1998. 283pp.

Sandra Mackey. The Saudis: Inside the Desert Kingdom. W. W. Norton & Company. 2002. 446pp.

Pascal Ménoret. Translated by Patrick Camiller. The Saudi Enigma: A History. Zed Books. 2005. 257pp.

Laurent Murawiec. Princes of Darkness: The Saudi Assault on the West. Rowman & Littlefield. 2005. 305pp.

William B. Quandt. Saudi Arabia in the 1980s: Foreign Policy, Security, and Oil. Brookings Institution Press. 1982. 190pp.

Nadav Safran. Saudi Arabia: The Ceaseless Quest for Security. Cornell University Press. 1988. 524pp.

Alexei Vassiliev. The History of Saudi Arabia. Saqi Books. 1998. 576pp.

R. Bayly Winder. Saudi Arabia in the Nineteenth Century. Macmillan. 1965. 312pp.


  1. Saudi Royal Family Is Still Spending in an Age of Austerity
    by Nicholas Kulish; Mark Mazzetti. The New York Times, 27-Dec-2016.

  2. Saudis and Extremism: "Both the Arsonists and the Firefighters"
    Critics see Saudi Arabia's export of a rigid strain of Islam as contributing to terrorism, but the kingdom's influence depends greatly on local conditions.
    by Scott Shane. The New York Times, 25-Aug-2016.

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