GCC eyes better relations with Washington under Trump

Middle East Eye - Dec 17, 2016

Riyadh is wary of the tough talk from Trump, Flynn and others on the threat from Middle Eastern Muslim refugees and of political Islam, said Eckart Woertz, a scholar at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs. “Wahhabism has almost become a swear word”, said Woertz referring to the puritanical brand of Islam that the rich Saudis spread in poorer parts of the Muslim world.

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