Frederic Wehrey

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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Senior Associate in the Middle East Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and author of Sectarian Politics in the Gulf: From the Iraq War to the Arab Uprisings

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President Obama is in Saudi Arabia today at a tense moment in US­Saudi relations.

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President Obama called the first ever summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council for this week at Camp David.

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Last weekend, a faction of the Islamic State beheaded a dozen Christians in Libya, and the eyes of the world turned back to a nation in chaos.

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