State policies change with the changes in leadership and circumstances, or when reaching deadlock. All of this has happened to Saudi foreign policy and therefore it is logical to expect some changes on this front, but the questions are where, how and when? And it is not just Saudi policy that has found itself deadlocked in the region: Even U.S. foreign policy is in the same situation.
The United States' hesitation to intervene in Syria and overthrow a regime that it described on more than one occasion as lacking legitimacy has led to the growth of ISIS.Jamal Khashoggi
There is no magic solution to any of these issues. We should expect the worst. We need a containment policy, not an exclusionary one.Jamal Khashoggi