Don't buy the hype. King Abdullah wasn't a reformer and King Salman won't be either.
Tehran is flirting with Moscow—but it isn't about to fall into Putin's arms.
King Salman's ascent to the throne in Saudi Arabia won't change much in the Kingdom. And that is precisely the problem.
Yes, America is the most dominant military power on the planet—but it does have some weaknesses Iran could exploit.
"If Iran and the P5+1 can successfully negotiate a nuclear agreement, there will indeed be a historic opportunity to improve communications and cooperate on areas of common interest..."
Sanctions would scuttle the opportunity to secure a deal that would stop Iran short of a dangerous nuclear weapons capability.
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