The Middle East’s Ignored Cold War

The regional cold war between Iran, led by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (above), and Saudi Arabia, led by King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud (below), in the Middle East does not receive near the attention it deserves from the mainstream media.

With the recent attacks on American and Western embassies across the Muslim world, most of the narratives in the mainstream media have been focused on conflict between the West and the “Muslim world.” Yet, this exaggerated conflict is often given precedence over another trending clash in the Middle East—one with more serious ramifications for the region.… [Read more]