And that's bad news for London.
Israel should not overestimate the power and influence of Saudi Arabia, as well as its potential contribution to mounting a regional response to Iranian aggression.
New political tensions and demands will create opportunities for Pakistan to build up other relationships in the region at U.S. expense.
Last year, the region of Catalonia in Spain declared independence. The government in Madrid came down hard. What's happened since then?
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