Iran’s foreign policy has fundamentally shifted toward ratcheting up anti-Saudi sentiments and mobilizing hatred toward Riyadh. Tehran is doing so by trying to reach out to three groups of audiences: first, the Iranian people living in Iran, second, Iranians and Shiite communities living abroad, and third, the Westerners. Iranian government’s concerted efforts are applied through four critical tools.
Anti-Saudi rhetoric, 300 percent rise
Other Iran media outlets, irrespective of their affiliation toward moderates, reformists, or the IRGC and the Supreme Leader, echo the same message when it comes to accusing, attacking and mobilizing resentment toward Saudi ArabiaDr. Majid Rafizadeh