Professor Behrooz Comments on Transition of Kings in Saudi Arabia

Friday, March 13, 2015
HUFFINGTON POST -- Despite all this, Maziar Behrooz, associate professor of Mideast and Islamic history at San Francisco State University and author of “Rebels With A Cause: The Failure of the Left in Iran,” argues that the kingdom will weather this uncertainty and emerge strong and united. King Salman has already followed the example of his predecessor, who survived the tumultuous “Arab Spring” partially through a $100-billion handout to his people.