Iran and Saudi Arabia have been implacable foes for centuries. Their competing brands of Islam get on no better than Brad and Angelina, and both nations contend for the same economic and political leadership of the Middle East. They are now each playing key roles in a shifting geopolitical landscape that has the United States getting the worst of it.
The United States and Iran became close allies in the decades following World War II. The Shah of Iran was a regular guest of the White House across multiple administrations, and the United States supplied the regime with the most […]